Man arrested after early morning police chase in Ramsgate

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A 21-year-old man from Ramsgate has been arrested following a police chase in the early hours of this morning (June 15).

Officers on patrol became suspicious of a car that was being driven erratically on the High Street, Ramsgate at approximately 2.45am.

The car failed to stop and an authorised pursuit took place, ending  at 2.51am in Rosebury Avenue, Ramsgate.

A witness said: “There were sirens and blue flashing lights. We heard police shouting at someone to get down. The police dog was there and then the car was detained. It was recovered at 5am by a recovery truck.”

A 21-year-old man was arrested for dangerous driving, failing to stop, drug driving, possession of an offensive weapon and assault on police. He remains in custody.