Two arrested after police use stinger to end car chase

Posted on - 5th June, 2017 - 8:59am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Preston News, Roads
Police stopped a white Audi on the M55. Credit: Lancashire Road Police

Two men were arrested following a pursuit on the M55 early this morning (June 5).


A police patrol stopped a white Audi A3 between junctions 1 and 3 at approximately 2.15am.

The car then drove off as police approached the vehicle.

Police gave pursuit along the M55 eastbound and the car was brought to a stop at Broughton Circle using a stinger and dog patrol unit.

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A man tried to flee the scene but was quickly apprehended.

The driver was arrested after he gave a positive roadside breath test and the passenger was wanted in West Yorkshire.

Both men are in custody.

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