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;
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.