HGV ‘steals trailer’ before police chase ensues

HGV ‘steals trailer’ before police chase ensues

Humberside Police have released images of HGV, trailer and cargo following a dramatic incident which saw officers chase a suspect near to the M180.

The incident began when officers received reports that the lorry was towing a stolen trailer on Saturday morning.

Officers followed the vehicle, but the suspect quickly abandoned it and fled on foot.

After a short chase they eventually caught up with and arrested him close to the M180. Police say they are now investigating multiple high value thefts in the area.

Humber Roads Police tweeted: “This morning Team 3 Roads Policing responded to reports of a HGV that had stolen a trailer. Officers located the vehicle and after a short foot pursuit detained the driver near to the M180. Suspect remains in custody whilst we investigate multiple high value thefts in Humberside.”

(Image: Humber Roads Police / Twitter)

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