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Three people arrested after police chase near Redruth

Three people arrested after police chase near Redruth

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 11:37am 12th November 2019.

Three people have been arrested after a police chase near Redruth.

Officers tried to stop a 'suspicious' vehicle near Scorrier on Monday, which had been stolen from Camborne back in the summer.

The car failed to stop until narrowly missing a head-on crash with another vehicle on a roundabout on the A3047.

It then reversed into a police car.

Two people were detained and a third fled the scene before officers of foot managed to stop them near the Plume of Feathers pub.

The road was closed at around 2.45pm then was reopened at 4pm.

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"Police attempted to stop a suspicious vehicle in the Scorrier area around 2.45pm yesterday [11th November].

"The Ford Fiesta failed to stop for police and was followed onto the roundabout at Scorrier Industrial Estate [A3047]. The car was on the wrong side of the road and came to a stop after narrowly missing a head-on collision with another vehicle. 

"The driver then reversed into the police patrol car causing damage.

"Two occupants - a man and a woman - were detained at the scene while another man fled the vehicle. He was quickly detained by the Plume of Feathers pub following a foot chase by officers.

"The car had been stolen during a burglary at a property in Camborne in August."

Devon and Cornwall Police

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Three people were arrested and all remain in custody.

"A 21-year-old man from Newquay was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, burglary, theft of a motor vehicle and failing to stop for police.

"A 21-year-old woman from Newquay was arrested on suspicion of burglary and failing to stop for police.

"A 23-year-old man from Liverpool was arrested on suspicion of burglary, theft of a motor vehicle and failing to stop for police

"They all remain in custody."

Devon and Cornwall Police

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