High speed police chase from Southend to Basildon

A WOMAN and two men were arrested after a high-speed police chase.

Several police cars were involved in the pursuit of the black Ford Fiesta which started at Cuckoo Corner in Southend on the A127 at 1pm today.

The police helicopter was even scrambled to help with chase of the car which ended at Gloucester Park in Basildon just after 1.30pm.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: “Several police cars were involved in the chase. The car came to the attention of the police officers because of the suspicious activity of the occupants.

“Police started following the car from Cuckoo Corner in Southend at about 1pm and the car failed to stop for police.

"The pursuit came to an end at Gloucester Park in Basildon and three people were arrested for a series of burglary offences."

A 21 year-old woman from Grays, a 20-year-old man of no fixed address and another 20-year-old man are being questioned at Basildon police station pending further inquiries.

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7:43pm Wed 24 Oct 12

Saxonpride says...

Thus always to criminals.
Thus always to criminals. Saxonpride

7:45pm Wed 24 Oct 12

Olivia2847 says...

Yippee - a Google map?
Yippee - a Google map? Olivia2847

9:01pm Wed 24 Oct 12

DogsMessInLeigh says...

they all stayed with-in the speed limits of course.
they all stayed with-in the speed limits of course. DogsMessInLeigh

10:55am Thu 25 Oct 12

Eric Whim says...

they were just in a rush to get to to the Sporting Village for a swim and a go on the climbing wall
they were just in a rush to get to to the Sporting Village for a swim and a go on the climbing wall Eric Whim

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