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Three arrested following police pursuit through Killinghall

Three men have been arrested following a police pursuit near Harrogate that involved search dogs, drone and police helicopter.

Three arrested following police pursuit through Killinghall Three men have been arrested following a police chase near Harrogate this afternoon. The incident took place at around 1:45pm when officers from the Operational Support Unit attempted to stop a VW Golf on the A61 at Ripley. The vehicle made off at speed and it was pursued through the villages of Bedlam, Bishop Thornton and Shaw Mills before it eventually came to a stop on a country lane in Markington. The occupants ran from the vehicle and a significant amount of resource was sent to the area. [caption id="attachment_104624" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] A police dog was involved in the search.[/caption] A police dog was involved in the search and a police helicopter was scrambled to assist with checking a vast open area. A 17-year-old boy, an 18-year-old man and a 20-year-old man were arrested in connection with the incident. An investigation is now underway. Read more local stories from Your Harrogate here.

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