A suspected stolen vehicle crashed following a police pursuit in Hemel Hempstead, and two people were arrested.

The incident took place at around 12.30pm yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, January 3), when police came across a vehicle in Kings Road that they suspected of being stolen in a burglary in Aston Clinton that morning.

The vehicle failed to stop on Kings Road, and a pursuit was authorised.

It later crashed with "multiple other vehicles" in Cuttsfield Terrace, leading to minor injuries.

The driver left the vehicle on foot, and a police helicopter was deployed.

The driver, a 23-year-old man from Hemel Hempstead, was found and arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle, dangerous driving, failing to stop, driving in accordance with a licence and testing positive for cannabis.

A 17-year-old boy was also arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle.


Crimes, such as vehicle thefts, can be reported to Hertfordshire police online at www.herts.police.uk/ro/report or by calling the police's non-emergency number 101.

Hertfordshire police's web chat function can be used by visiting herts.police.uk/contact.

Anonymous information can be given by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via crimestoppers-uk.org.