Leamington man arrested after police pursuit
A man from Leamington has been arrested following a police pursuit.
Operational Patrol Unit (OPU) for Warwickshire Police posted on their social media earlier this morning (Wednesday January 2) about the incident which involved a Peugeot car.
The team at OPU said the driver failed to stop and then tried to get away.
They said: “Whilst conducting burglary patrols, this failed to stop in Leamington.
“After a lengthy pursuit where he drove at high speeds and through red traffic lights we managed to conduct a reinforced stop to bring it to a halt.
“A 24 year old male from Leamington was arrested for dangerous driving, failing to stop, driving whilst disqualified and failing a roadside drugs test. As well as other traffic offences.
“A day in Crown Court awaits.”