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Police have arrested a man after a pursuit along the A12 following reports that a large amount of children’s toys had been stolen from a lorry in Chelmsford.
The 48-year-old from Dovercourt has been arrested on suspicion of theft of a vehicle, dangerous driving, failing to stop and theft from a vehicle.
Police received reports at around 2.50am today, Monday July 6, concerning the theft of boxes of dolls from a lorry parked in Sheepcotes.
Officers from the Operational Support Group carried out a search and located a vehicle driving along the A12.
They pursued the car before the driver decamped. He was arrested following a short chase on foot.