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Police chase from Hadleigh Road to Belstead Road in Ipswich leads to two arrests

PUBLISHED: 14:33 26 May 2017 | UPDATED: 14:49 26 May 2017

Police pursued a Blue Volkswagen after it failed to stop. Picture: KRIS PAGE

Police pursued a Blue Volkswagen after it failed to stop. Picture: KRIS PAGE

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Two men have been arrested following a police pursuit by an armed response unit in Ipswich yesterday evening.

At around 4.30pm on Thursday May 25, officers requested a vehicle to stop near the Hadleigh Road Industrial Estate.

The car, a blue Volkswagen, refused to stop which led to a police chase which ended at Belstead Road.

From there, the occupants fled the vehicle on foot.

According to a witness, seven police cars and armed officers were spotted in the Maidenhall Approach area of Ipswich.

Officers were also seen searching the area around Station Street and Heatherhayes.

A 26-year-old man from Colchester was arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle and taking a motor vehicle without consent.

A 28-year-old man from Liverpool was also arrested on suspicion of failing to stop and theft of a motor vehicle.

Both men were released under investigation pending further enquiries after being interviewed at Martlesham Police Investigation Centre.


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