Three arrests following police pursuit in Hemel Hempstead

Three men were arrested on drug and theft charges after a vehicle made off from police in Hemel Hempstead last night.

Friday, 12th October 2018, 11:14 am
Updated Saturday, 13th October 2018, 3:59 am
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Officers from the Scorpion team spotted the vehicle, a black Audi, travelling at speed on the A5 in Markyate in the early hours of yesterday (Thursday, October 11).

It was then pursued after ramming a police vehicle and was found on Dunstable Road, Redbourn minutes later. A quantity of suspected cannabis was found inside the vehicle.

Three men from Luton, two aged 26 and one aged 20, were arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled drug, possession of criminal property and aggravated vehicle taking.

All three have been released under investigation pending further enquiries.