Police used a stinger to bring a stolen Land Rover to a halt on the York outer ring road early today (Wednesday).
After being contacted at 2am about a suspected stolen quad bike on the A168 near Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire Police went to the scene.
They spotted the Land Rover acting suspiciously. Officers requested it to stop, but it made off at high speed.
Police chased it along the A59 towards York. A second police unit set up a stinger on the A1237 at York.
All four tyres of the Land Rover were punctured but it continued for a short time. It eventually lost control and crashed.
They also spotted an Audi in the same area acting in a suspicious way.
Officers stopped the Audi and established that it had been seen with the Land Rover earlier that night.
The Land Rover was confirmed as stolen from an address along with two quad bikes.
Police made three arrests:
- A 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle, failing to stop for the police, dangerous driving, driving without a license or insurance and aggravated vehicle taking.
- A 26-year-old man and a 28-year-old man were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to steal a motor vehicle.
The 24-year-old man was charged with failing to stop for the police, dangerous driving, driving without a license or insurance and aggravated vehicle taking. He has been remanded in custody and recalled to prison.
The 26-year-old man and 28-year-old man currently remain in police custody and enquiries are continuing.