Police arrest four men in Harpenden after car chase

PUBLISHED: 16:04 29 January 2016 | UPDATED: 17:42 29 January 2016

Herts Police have arrested four men in Harpenden after a car chase through the town

Herts Police have arrested four men in Harpenden after a car chase through the town

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Four men have this afternoon (Friday) been arrested on suspicion of burglary, after police chased a vehicle through Harpenden.

Herts Police have arrested four men in Harpenden after a car chase through the town Herts Police have arrested four men in Harpenden after a car chase through the town

A spokeswoman for Herts Police has released a statement saying that officers went to a property on West Common Way in Harpenden at 12.50pm following reports of an alleged burglary.

She said: “A dark blue Audi was seen leaving the address which police pursued before it collided with a hedgerow on Station Road at the junction with Coldharbour Lane.

“Four men have been arrested on suspicion of burglary and are currently in police custody. As this is an on-going investigation, it would be inappropriate for us to comment any further at this time.”

Residents have been commenting on social media, and contacted the Herts Advertiser after seeing a police chase in the town at about 1pm.

One person reported seeing several police cars pursuing a vehicle, which later had a collision.

And a local woman, who did not want to be named, said: “We heard a lot of sirens, and saw a car coming out of Coldharbour Lane being chased by about seven police cars. There was also a police helicopter.”

There was no further information available from the Herts Police as of 5pm.

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