Stolen car is dumped after high speed chase through Berkhamsted


A car which is believed to have been stolen was abandoned after a late night police chase in Berkhamsted.

The driver of the car – reported to be a BMW – failed to stop when instructed to do so by police officers in Curlew Close shortly before midnight.

Police set off in pursuit of the car, but the vehicle sped away and was later found abandoned in Ludlow Close.

A witness who was driving down nearby Cross Oak Road said: “I thought we would get rammed.

“I managed to squeeze into a space, and the chase continued at high speed. It all happened in a few seconds.”

The car has now been seized by police, but no arrests have yet been made.

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