Men arrested after leading police on 17-mile pursuit and crashing £25,000 new Mercedes A-class

PUBLISHED: 10:36 16 April 2020 | UPDATED: 10:46 16 April 2020

Two men who led police on a 17 mile pursuit and tried to run away after crashing their new Mercedes-Benz A-Class - worth around £25,000 - were arrested in Haddenham. Picture: POLICING EAST CAMBS

Two men who led police on a 17 mile pursuit and tried to run away after crashing their new Mercedes-Benz A-Class - worth around £25,000 - were arrested in Haddenham. Picture: POLICING EAST CAMBS

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Two men who led police on a 17-mile pursuit and tried to run away after crashing their new Mercedes A-class - worth around £25,000 - have been arrested.

Two men who led police on a 17 mile pursuit and tried to run away after crashing their new Mercedes-Benz A-Class - worth around £25,000 - were arrested in Haddenham. Picture: POLICING EAST CAMBS
Two men who led police on a 17 mile pursuit and tried to run away after crashing their new Mercedes-Benz A-Class - worth around £25,000 - were arrested in Haddenham. Picture: POLICING EAST CAMBS

Cambridgeshire Police’s armed and road policing units arrested two men, aged 44 and 24, in Haddenham on suspicion of theft and driving offences after they made off from officers in Cambridge.

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“They crashed their car following a 17-mile pursuit and tried to run away but were swiftly detained,” said a police spokesman.

Both of the men have been released under investigation.

The 44-year-old was arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle, failing to stop, dangerous driving.

The 24-year-old was arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle, and failing to stop.


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