A driver took of in his car after being stopped by Police. This caused a massive chase involving a police drone and helicopter.
Police drone and helicopter deployed for car chase
The car was stopped by police at around 10:15 a.m. this morning in Mayfair Avenue, Basildon in the UK. An Essex Police spokesperson said:
“As officers were carrying out the stop they reported the driver of the vehicle had made off. A search was carried out including with the use of a police drone and the National Police Air Service helicopter and a man was detained. He has been arrested on suspicion of drug driving.”
According to Echo News, the Road crime and family liaison officer Maria Buckley said:
“Working together units quickly located and arrested a male for various offenses in Basildon this morning. Officers conducted great teamwork as always with some assistance from the Essex Police Drone and the National Police Air Service. The suspect has been booked into custody.”
Deployed the @EPoliceDrone to work alongside @NPASSouthEast after a male ran off from @BasildonCPT in #Pitsea. Male quickly located and arrested for drugs offences & escaping lawful custody. #teamwork #dji #djimavic #mavic @DJIGlobal pic.twitter.com/sEy2bxp4I3
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Photo: Essex Police