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Man arrested after Harrogate police chase

Man arrested after Harrogate police chase A man has been arrested following a police pursuit between Harrogate and Knaresborough. At 10.15pm last night (Wednesday 31 January 2024) officers attempted to stop a vehicle on the A61 at Ripley before it made off from them at speed. A North Yorkshire Police Specialist Operations team were deployed to the area and they located the vehicle at just before 11pm on Oatlands Road in Harrogate. A further attempt was made to stop the vehicle before it made off again in the direction of Knaresborough. The vehicle was sighted driving dangerously, it went the wrong side of the road and drove through red light traffic lights before it eventually stopped on Stockwell Drive in Knaresborough when several occupants ran from the vehicle. A 20-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession of criminal property ,he was interviewed and released under investigation. Enquiries are taking place to identify and locate the outstanding suspects.

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