Two arrested after A38 police chase

Police used a stinger to slash the tyres of a car after a chase across the county.

Monday, 11th December 2017, 2:10 pm
Updated Monday, 11th December 2017, 5:07 pm
The car chase went from Chesterfield through to Alfreton and a stinger was set up in Long Eaton forcing the car off the road

Officers said the car failed to stop in Chesterfield last night, Sunday, December 10 so police followed it through Alfreton and then onto the A38 where a stinger had been set up at Little Eaton.

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It was chased by officers from the Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit and the armed response unit. Two people were arrested for taking a vehicle without the owner’s consent, failing to stop and dangerous driving.

A Derbyshire police spokesman said: “After the stinger was used the car went off the road and slid into a hedge with no tyres left.”