Three arrested after 'stolen' car pursued through Preston

Two men and a woman attempted to make off from the scene but were arrested a short time after.
Two men and a woman attempted to make off from the scene but were arrested a short time after.
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Three people have been arrested after a car crashed into a hedge during a police pursuit through Preston, say police.

Officers spotted the black Mercedes, which was suspected to have been stolen overnight in Fulwood, at around 9am this morning and pursued it to a street just off Manor House Lane.

According to officers two men and a woman attempted to make off from the scene but were arrested a short time after.

A police spokesman said: "Around 9am today officers pursued a suspected stolen vehicle in Preston.

"The vehicle, a black Mercedes car, stopped near Manor House Lane and three people made off from the scene.

"A 32-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary, dangerous driving and failing to stop.

"A 43-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of burglary, while a 42-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of burglary and theft of a motor vehicle."

All suspects remain in custody.