Arrest in Wheathampstead after armed police chase from Luton

PUBLISHED: 18:47 22 June 2018 | UPDATED: 18:47 22 June 2018

One person was arrested. Photo: Joe Giddens/PA Archive/PA Images

One person was arrested. Photo: Joe Giddens/PA Archive/PA Images

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Armed police caused a stir in Wheathampstead when a long distance car chase invaded the village.

Herts police were following a suspect after an incident in Luton, pursuing them for about eight miles into Wheathampstead this afternoon.

Witnesses report seeing a police helicopter over the village.

One person was arrested and there was no threat to the public.


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