Man arrested after police pursuit through Burnley

A man was arrested after he tried to escape police and crashed his car into a turn left sign, say police.

Friday, 28th April 2017, 8:40 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:37 pm
The man was arrested by Police on Ribblesdale Street Pic: Googlemaps

Police began a pursuit of a Vauxhall Corsa in Burnley after it failed to stop for a patrol car at around 1am on April 28.

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The offender manged to avoid a stinger that was put in place by the police by turning the wrong way into a one way street.

The car then crashed into a keep left sign on Ribblesdale Street.

The man was arrested by police on suspicion of failure to stop, dangerous driving and possession with intent to supply.