Police drone and helicopter deployed for car chase

A driver took of in his car after being stopped by . 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.”

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Haye Kesteloo
Haye Kesteloo

Haye Kesteloo is the Editor in Chief and Founder of DroneXL.co, where he covers all drone-related news, DJI rumors and writes drone reviews, and EVXL.co, for all news related to electric vehicles. He is also a co-host of the PiXL Drone Show on YouTube and other podcast platforms. Haye can be reached at haye @ dronexl.co or @hayekesteloo.

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