Man arrested after failing to stop
Dated: 03 Apr 2011
Police have arrested a man for dangerous driving and failing to stop after an incident in Hexham.
At just after quarter past midnight on Sunday, April 3, officers on patrol in the Fourstones area of West Tynedale attempted to stop a Vauxhall van. The driver of the van refused to stop and drove off from police.
Officers followed the vehicle until it went off the road and the driver fled on foot. The force helicopter assisted officers in locating the man and the 26-year-old local man was arrested near Wark.
No one was injured in the incident and no police vehicles were damaged.
The man has been bailed pending further enquiries.