Search

Driver charged after police pursuit ends in dog search

PUBLISHED: 08:43 28 July 2018 | UPDATED: 11:49 28 July 2018

A driver has been charged. Picture: King's Lynn Police

A driver has been charged. Picture: King's Lynn Police

Archant

A driver has been charged following a pursuit in King’s Lynn.

They have been charged with careless driving, failing to stop for police, driving without a licence and having no insurance.

The vehicle, a Ford Transit van, failed to stop for police at around 3.40am on Thursday, July 26 in Vancouver Avenue.

Police pursed them into the estate where the driver attempted to flee.

A dog unit was called to the scene and located the driver hiding nearby.

A Twitter post from King’s Lynn Police said: “Driver has now been charged to court for careless driving, failing to stop for police, no licence and no insurance.

“Vehicle failed to stop for officers at 03:40hrs on Vancouver Avenue, pursued into the estate and decamped on a nearby street.

“@NSPoliceDogs were quickly on scene and located the driver hiding nearby. One arrested for fail to stop, dangerous driving and no licence #PC710 #PC1835.”


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Eastern Daily Press. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Most Read

Latest from the Eastern Daily Press