Wigan borough police car chase suspect found hiding in garden

A man has been arrested on suspicion of a series of motoring offences, including dangerous and drug-driving, after a police car chase through Wigan borough.

By Charles Graham
Thursday, 26th May 2022, 8:07 am

The pursuit began when a patrol spotted a Seat saloon driving on false plates in Atherton.

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The driver eventually abandoned the vehicle in Car Bank Crescent before absconding on foot, but a man was detained soon afterwards after being found hiding in a nearby garden.

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