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Police want Tiverton car-chase footage

Cullompton man arrested

Police investigating an alleged car theft which resulted in a car chase around Tiverton are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage.

The incident involving a blue BMW 1 Series took place between 1.30 and 1.45 p.m. on Wednesday 17 February.

It involved a police pursuit of the vehicle on roads around the town including Heathcoat Way, Blundells Road, Canal Hill, Tidcombe Lane, Temple Crescent, Old Road, Lewis Avenue, The Avenue, Ford Road, Marina Way, Mackenzie Way, and Halsbury Road.

The BMW was eventually stopped.

Officers would like to hear from anyone who has dashcam or camera footage which shows the pursuit, or any witnesses who can describe the driver and/or passenger of the vehicle.

A 34-year-old man from the Cullompton area was arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle, dangerous driving and failing to stop for police. He has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police by calling 101, or emailing 101@dc.police.uk, quoting crime reference CR/012178/21.

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