Published: 15:49, 10 July 2019
| Updated: 16:42, 10 July 2019
A driver who initially evaded police was cuffed after crashing into a fence shortly afterewards.
A police chase began at 7.20pm in Ashford last night after officers saw a car being driven in a suspicious manner.
Attempts to make the motorist stop failed, however, his driving ability meant police were able to apprehend him later.
A police spokesman said: "The vehicle did not stop and a short pursuit was carried out before being called off in the interests of public safety.
"A short time later the car collided with a fence in Ninn Lane, Great Chart, where a 20-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of failing to stop for police.
"He remains in custody.
"Officers carried out a thorough search of the local area for another man who left the scene, with assistance from the National Police Air Service helicopter.
"He was not located and remains outstanding."