One person in custody following high-speed motorway chase


A suspect has been arrested and is in police custody following a police chase along the M1 earlier today.

Earlier today HemelToday reported how a police helicopter and sniffer dogs were hunting for a car’s driver and passengers after a high-speed motorway chase.

Officers tried to pull over a Vauxhall Vectra on the M1 southbound, near junction 8, at 1.15pm.

Police pursued the vehicle into Hemel Hempstead on the A414, where shortly after one passenger bailed out.

A second passenger fled from the vehicle in Rant Meadow before police continued the pursuit.

One person was detained in Leverstock Green Road and the vehicle has been recovered by police for examination.

Enquiries are continuing