Police helicopter called in for Harrogate man hunt

Police helicopter (stock)
Police helicopter (stock)

Harrogate Police called on the police helicopter to help them with a man hunt late on Sunday night (July 7).

A male driver of a Ford Fiesta failed to stop for police on Wetherby Road and officers followed the car into Dean Place, where he got out of the car and ran off.

A small amount of cannabis was recovered from the vehicle and the passenger, a 46-year-old local man, was arrested at the scene but was later released without further action.

Despite an extensive search ther driver has not been located.