Stolen car chase through Rushden and Irchester ends in crash and arrest

A police car chase through East Northamptonshire ended with a police dog catching a suspect.

Monday, 25th March 2019, 5:00 am
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The lengthy pursuit through Rushden and Irchester yesterday (Sunday, March 24) afternoon saw officers following the suspect driving a stolen white Vauxhall van.

The car thief was caught after crashing the vehicle into the garden wall of a house.

He ran off but Police Dog Olly was able to catch up with him and police officers took him into custody.

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After the incident, speaking on social media, Northamptonshire Police Chief Constable Nick Adderley said: “Top work team. Well done. Well done PD Olly. Nice job.”

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