Arrest after car chase

A POLICE car chase involving a stolen blue Land Rover ended in Sudbury on Monday afternoon.

With a police helicopter circling the town centre, police arrested a 23-year-old man in Cornard Road.

A police spokesman said the man had been test driving the 4x4 from a car sales centre in Colchester.

He is alleged to have assaulted a car sales assistant, who was able to alert police. He was treated for head injuries.

“The suspect was followed from Colchester into Sudbury and to a petrol station in Cornard Road,” said the spokeswoman.

“A 23-year-old man from Colchester was placed under arrest and is currently in police custody.”