arrests after police pursuit through Burnham-On-Sea and Berrow
men have been arrested by police this week after a high-speed
pursuit through the Burnham-On-Sea area.
police helicopter was scrambled to track the vehicle as it was
driven along the M5 through Somerset to Burnham before it was
followed to Berrow early on Wednesday morning (July 13th).
spokesman Scott McPherson told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Police
attempted to stop the vehicle at 1.30am in the Wellington area
but the driver failed to stop and the vehicle was followed to
Burnham-On-Sea along the motorway."
vehicle left the M5 at Burnham and was followed to Berrow where
two men were arrested - one a 33 year-old from Hampshire, who
was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving."
other man was 31 years-old and from Lincolnshire - he was arrested
on suspicion of dangerous driving, failing to stop, driving while
disqualified, and taking a vehicle without consent."
helicopter tracked the vehicle from the air and helped police
officers on the ground make the two arrests.