Man arrested after car chase through Chelmsford

A man has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, drug driving and possession with intent to supply after a high speed car chase through Chelmsford.

Police ordered a car to stop on the afternoon of Friday February 9, but instead, the driver drove off at speed.

Officers initially followed the vehicle, but halted the pursuit when the car mounted the pavement narrowly missing pedestrians.

The car was found abandoned in South Woodham Ferrers and a 23-year old man was arrested at a nearby address.

A quantity of drugs were also seized.