Men arrested following high-speed pursuit through the streets of Gloucester
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Two men have been arrested following a high-speed pursuit through the streets of Gloucester during the early hours of this morning (Thursday 27 October).
Officers from the Roads Policing Unit were on patrol in the city when they spotted a vehicle and attempted to stop it for driving related matters.
The vehicle failed to stop and a pursuit ensued through a number of residential streets with the vehicle driving at speeds of up to 80 miles per hour.
The occupants tried to run from the car after crashing into a parked vehicle and were detained by officers.
A 43-year-old man from Gloucester was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, driving whilst under the influence of drugs, driving whilst disqualified, possession of Class A drugs, failing to stop after an accident and theft of a motor vehicle.
A 46-year-old man also from Gloucester was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, driving whilst under the influence of drugs and failing to stop after an accident.
Both remain in police custody at this time for questioning.