Two men arrested by police after short pursuit in Buxton

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of theft after a short pursuit with the police on Wednesday night (December 11) in Buxton.

Thursday, 12th December 2019, 10:32 am
Updated Friday, 13th December 2019, 2:34 pm

Derbyshire Constabulary said they received an emergency call at about 11.30pm from a van owner at Glenmore Road.

The complainant said the two men had just broken into his van and stolen tools before driving off in a Fiat Punto.

"We passed a description of the car to all officers and the vehicle was sighted on the A6 at Dove Holes.

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"Officers followed the car into Cheshire, where it stopped by our colleagues from that force," the police said.

A 38-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of theft from a vehicle, failing to stop, dangerous driving and driving without due care and attention.

A 32-year-old was arrested on suspicion of theft from a vehicle.

They remain in custody Thursday morning (December 12).

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