Posted: Wed 4th Mar 2020

Police chase ends in Sealand after police use stinger device to puncture car tyres

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Wednesday, Mar 4th, 2020

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Police had to use stinger device to stop a car involved in a chase through parts of Flintshire last night.  ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Armed response units pursued a small silver Chevrolet hatchback through Flint and Deeside sometime before midnight on Tuesday. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The car had failed to stop for police earlier in Rhyl. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

A spike strip, used to puncture the vehicle’s tyres, was deployed  and the car came to a stop on the A548 near MOD Sealand. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Police said three people were taken into custody for a number of alleged offences.  ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

A spokesperson from North Wales Roads Policing Unit said: ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

”Great teamwork with our Armed Alliance colleagues last night after a car failed to stop in Rhyl. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Car tracked via ANPR along the Coast Road into Oakenholt. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Stinger successfully used on Deeside Industrial Estate and the car came to a stop outside the old RAF Sealand camp. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Three men arrested on suspicion of various offences including unauthorised taking of a motor vehicle, disqualified driving and driving without insurance. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

All three are currently in custody” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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