Man arrested after dramatic police chase from York to Leeds

A man was arrested after a dramatic police chase from York to Leeds.

Monday, 17th August 2020, 9:38 am
Updated Monday, 17th August 2020, 9:42 am

Officers noticed an Audi A3 on the A64 near the Hopgrove roundabout at 1.09am on Friday, August 14..

The car did not stop when they attempted to pull it over and continued driving towrds West Yorkshire.

The Audi was found after it had crashed through a barrier on the slip road onto the M1 near Garforth.

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The Audi was found in after it crashed through a barrier on the slip road onto the M1 near Garforth. Photo: Google.

Following a search of a nearby field, officers arrested a 29-year-old man from the Leeds area at 1.32am.

He remains in custody while police enquiries are ongoing.

Witnesses or anyone with information that could assist the investigation, are asked to call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1, and speak to the Force Control Room.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Please quote reference number 12200140377 when providing details about this incident.

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