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Yet another Police Chase on our Roads of Leicester

Police Chase Saturday afteroon around 4pm after a suspect wanted for assault escaped by car, the chase started in Braunston and Fosse Park/ Enderby area ending in Oadby.

5 Police cars was involved and one Police car was Badly damage after hitting a wall.

We Believe No one was injured during this incident, and that the suspect has been arrested.

The First chase was in Oadby around 12.30am where a Student died after being hit by Car.


Saturday Afternoon incident


Pictures of vehicles involved in the chase. Pictures posted on Twitter @leicspoliceARV


Stoughton Drive South incident which happen around 12.30am where a student was killed.

Full Police statement for The Stoughton Drive South Incident

“Shortly after 12.30am today (Saturday 19 January) officers became aware of a suspect vehicle in Stoughton Drive South, Oadby.

The vehicle failed to stop for police and in making off from the scene, was in collision with a pedestrian. Officers stopped to attend to the pedestrian and the East Midlands Ambulance Service was also called.

However the pedestrian was pronounced dead a short time later.

Immediate enquiries led police to identify a suspect and a 30-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving.

He remains in custody and enquiries are ongoing.

A mandatory referral has been made to the IOPC.

Stoughton Drive South remains closed between Gartree Road and Leicester Road”

Anyone with information relating to this incident is asked to call 101, quoting incident 22 of 19 January.

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