Man arrested after car crash and police pursuit through Acomb

Police have arrested a man after a pursuit in Acomb.

Officers were contacted at 1.35pm after a collision involving a car outside a property in the St Stephen’s Road area of York.

York police on Tedder Road this afternoon. Photograph: Dennis Goad on Twitter

A North Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: “The member of the public making the report believed that the driver of the vehicle was acting in a suspicious manner.”

The car made off from the area. But police responded in numbers, with road vehicles and the helicopter, and the car was located and stopped.

However the driver then fled on foot.

He was located in the rear garden of a property and arrested. He is now in police custody.