The driver of a van has been arrested by Police on suspicion of motoring and drugs offences following a pursuit in Cowes yesterday (Sunday).
A white Suzuki van failed to stop for officers on Pallance Road, Cowes at around 16:18.
Police pursued the van through the streets of Cowes and down Arctic Road. It is here that the van collided with a set of gates at the entrance to Isle of Wight Aggregates.
The driver fled the scene and headed towards the Cowes to Newport cycle track. However, it didn’t take long for officers to locate and arrest the man.
The unnamed individual was arrested on suspicion of failing to stop, drug driving and possession with intent to supply a class A drug. He was also arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon – an axe.
He remains in custody at this time.