'Stolen' BMW pursued through Preston

A car believed to have been stolen was pursued through Preston early this morning, say police.

Tuesday, 25th July 2017, 8:51 am
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:51 pm
The car was pursued through Preston

Officers also discovered that the BMW was using false plates when it was spotted at around 3.30am on London Road.

According to police a short pursuit then began which was called-off after the car made off at speeds of between 60-70mph.

The car was later recovered with the help of police dogs in Chorley on Moor Road at around 4.45am.

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A police spokesman said: "Patrols saw a car on London Road which was believed to be stolen and using false plates.

"A short pursuit took place for around 5 mins but was abandoned.

"The car was later recovered in Chorley and forensic teams will examine the car."

Nobody was injured during the incident.