Police catch suspect on the run near Salisbury

Police catch suspect on the run near Salisbury

Published by The Spire FM News Team at 3:21pm 18th July 2019. (Updated at 4:23pm 18th July 2019)

It's after a police pursuit ended with a car crashing on the A30.

Officers had been searching for the driver of a green Land Rover Discovery.

  • The Land Rover failed to stop for Police on the A30
  • The vehicle careered into a field near West Winterslow just after 1.35pm
  • The driver ran away
  • He was arrested a short while later

The driver fled on foot leading to a hunt by officers including the police helicopter.

Several police cars can been seen blocking the road in Alderbury soon after the pursuit and crash on the A30 at West Winterslow. Photo by Miranda Saunders
HUNT FOR SUSPECT: Several police cars were seen across the road in Alderbury soon after the pursuit and crash on the A30 at West Winterslow. Photo credit: Miranda Saunders

A spokesperson for Wiltshire Police told Spire FM News:

"A male has now been arrested on suspicion of failing to stop, dangerous driving, possession of stolen items, taking a vehicle without consent and assaulting an emergency worker."

"He is currently in police custody."

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or has information should call Wiltshire Police on 101, quoting log 158 of today.

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