Man arrested after police car chase in Seaham

A 25-year-old runaway suspect is in custody after an early morning police car chase.

Tuesday, 27th August 2019, 3:11 pm
Updated Tuesday, 27th August 2019, 6:40 pm
The abandoned Volvo is taken away after a police pursuit through Seaham on Tuesday.

Durham Police say the pursuit of a Volvo through Seaham lasted less than 10 minutes on Tuesday morning.

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The vehicle was abandoned in an alleyway in Station Road at around 5.30am and a man was arrested while attempting to leave the scene.

A Durham Police spokesman said: "He was taken to Peterlee in custody and inquiries are ongoing."

Witnesses should ring 101, quoting incident number 45 of August 27.