Man and woman arrested following pursuit in south Liverpool
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We have arrested a man and woman and seized a suspected stolen car following a pursuit in south Liverpool yeTuesday 3 November.
At around 11.45am, officers sighted a suspected stolen BMW being driven erratically on Park Road, Dingle. A pursuit was carried out around Sefton Park, Allerton and Hunts Cross before the car was abandoned on the Speke estate. Officers, assisted by our dog section, detained a man and woman nearby. A hammer was found in the vehicle.
A 23-year-old man from Orrell Park was arrested on suspicion of burglary; aggravated vehicle taking; dangerous driving; possession of an offensive weapon in a public place; disqualified driving; failing to stop; failing to provide a specimen and using threatening words/behaviour. A 20-year-old woman from Fazakerley was arrested on suspicion of burglary; aggravated vehicle taking; dangerous driving; possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.
Both have been taken to a police station for questioning as our enquiries continue.
Matrix Chief Inspector Tony Jones said: “This was excellent work involving several officers and ably assisted by our dog unit. We are committed to ensuring that those who we believe to be driving dangerously on our roads are apprehended as soon and as safely as possible. Those arrested will now be questioned in connection with a number of offences.”
Always call 999 if a crime is in progress. You can also pass any information on suspected burglary and driving offences via our social media desk @MerPolCC on Twitter, or ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’ on Facebook, or call the independent charity @CrimestoppersUK anonymously on 0800 555 111. You can also contact them via their online form at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information.