Arrest after police chase in Leeds

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THE driver of this Vauxhall Astra was arrested following a police pursuit in the Hunslet area of Leeds this morning.

Police said the driver was wanted on warrant on suspicion of committing a previous driving offence and failed to stop for officers.

Officers pursued the Astra over the flyover above South Accommodation Road.

The pursuit ended when the Astra ended up on the grassed area of a central reservation next to traffic lights on Low Road in Hunslet.

The driver was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving.

West Yorkshire Police’s Roads Policing Unit tweeted a photograph of the incident.