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Southampton man arrested for several offences following police pursuit

A Southampton man has been arrested for several offences following a police pursuit in the city


At 2.14pm yesterday (21 April) officers acting on intelligence attempted to flag down a car on Wimpson Lane, but it failed to stop.


Officers pursued the vehicle to Hardwicke Close and located the driver nearby.


The car was seized, along with a large pickaxe and an electric drill found behind the driver’s seat.


A 24-year-old man from Southampton was arrested on suspicion of;


Dangerous driving


Theft of a motor vehicle


Failing to stop for police


Going equipped for burglaryUsing a motor vehicle in a public place without third party insurance


Burglary dwelling and theft


Assault occasioning actual bodily harm


Burglary dwelling – with intent to steal


He remains in custody at this time.