Dad takes wife and children on police chase in Brierfield

A man started a police chase in Brierfield with his wife and children in the car.

By James Graves
Tuesday, 19th February 2019, 8:51 am
Updated Tuesday, 19th February 2019, 8:57 am
Police chased the Volkswagen Gold through Brierfield. Credit: Lancs Police Tac Ops
Police chased the Volkswagen Gold through Brierfield. Credit: Lancs Police Tac Ops

The incident happened on Saturday night when the black Volkswagen Golf made off from officers in the town. Following a short pursuit the driver was arrested which left police officers from Lancs Police Tac Ops trying to cut red tape.

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Officers were left trying to contact the Crown Prosecution Service for more than an hour and 45 minutes.

Lancs Police Tac Ops tweeted: "The Golf failed to stop in Brierfield for T3 TacOps. The driver found not too surprisingly he couldn’t out run a 330, we were surprised though that the driver had his wife and children on board. Arrested and interviewed. Now 1hr 45mins & counting on hold to @cpsuk #StillWaiting "

Police chased the Volkswagen Gold through Brierfield. Credit: Lancs Police Tac Ops