Driver arrested in Dursley after making off from police

A DRIVER who tried to escape the police was found and arrested in Dursley last night (Saturday).

Officers tweeted: “Following a vehicle making off from our officers, an area search has resulted in a male now under arrest in Dursley.”

The man was arrested on suspicion of taking a vehicle without consent, drug driving, possession of class A drugs, driving without insurance, and driving while disqualified.

The Dursley Special Constabulary team also located the suspected stolen car, which was then taken away by a recovery agent.

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