Cops chase trio through streets

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THREE men were caught by police who chased them on foot after they abandoned their car in a bid to escape.

The chase happened after officers were alerted to a suspicious vehicle on Sunday afternoon.

Three men were arrested in Cattsdell at around 4.45pm after a pursuit involving the police helicopter, road policing officers and the dog unit.

>A 19-year-old man from Hemel Hempstead, charged with conspiracy to burgle, will appear at Harrow Crown Court on September 26

A 32-year-old man from Hemel Hempstead, arrested in relation to five burglaries, has been bailed by police and must return to Hatfield Police Station on October 20.

A third man arrested was later released without any further action.