'Drink driver' arrested in Grappenhall after motorway chase with police

'Drink driver' arrested in Grappenhall after motorway chase with police

'Drink driver' arrested in Grappenhall after motorway chase with police

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A SUSPECTED teen drink driver was arrested in Grappenhall following a motorway chase by police, in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

The 18-year-old man was first seen by police driving what is believed to be a stolen car on the M6 at around 2am, at junction 15 northbound.

He failed to stop with Cheshire Police officers chasing the vehicle to junction 20 at Lymm.

The chase continued down the A50 and into Warrington, with the driver finally stopping in Brackenwood Mews, Grappenhall.

An 18-year-old man from the Banbury area has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, theft of a motor vehicle, failing to stop for police and drink driving.

No injuries were reported as a result of the incident.

Anyone with information can call police on 101.

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4:34pm Wed 6 Aug 14

fedster says...

should be a minimum 1 year sentence for anyone who fails to stop for police.
should be a minimum 1 year sentence for anyone who fails to stop for police. fedster
  • Score: 6

8:02am Thu 7 Aug 14

davehedgehog says...

It's a bit unsporting to charge criminals for not giving themselves up immediately though isn't it. Kind of takes the fun out of it.
It's a bit unsporting to charge criminals for not giving themselves up immediately though isn't it. Kind of takes the fun out of it. davehedgehog
  • Score: -1

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