Blackpool car chase ends in arrest

The driver of the Ford Focus failed to stop for police in Blackpool. CREDIT: Lancs Road Police
The driver of the Ford Focus failed to stop for police in Blackpool. CREDIT: Lancs Road Police

A driver who failed to stop for police in Blackpool has been arrested after a police pursuit.

The orange Ford Focus ST failed to stop for officers of the Lancs Road Police team shortly before midnight.

After a short pursuit the driver abandoned the car and officers gave chase. He was arrested after being found hiding in a garden.

Lancs Road Police tweeted: "Driver arrested for dangerous driving amongst other offences and off to custody."