Arrest in Wheathampstead after armed police chase from Luton

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

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

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.