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Police pursuit ends in Lower Range Road, Gravesend

Three people were taken into custody after a police chase through Gravesend.

Just after 5am today, officers tried to stop a car that was being driven erratically in Palmer Avenue, Gravesend.

A police spokesman said: “The vehicle did not stop and was pursued to Lower Range Road, where the four occupants were arrested.

Police stopped a car in Lower Range Road. Picture: Kevin Onraet.
Police stopped a car in Lower Range Road. Picture: Kevin Onraet.

"Three were taken into custody and the fourth was taken to hospital for treatment to a pre-existing injury.

“The three taken into custody were a 16-year-old boy and two 17-year-old girls, all from Gravesend and on suspicion of theft offences.”

The three were later released without charge.

Police made arrests. Picture: @jasperslide
Police made arrests. Picture: @jasperslide

In a separate incident hours earlier, police were called at 1.53am to a report of two people acting suspiciously in Poplar Avenue, Gravesend.

Officers attended and the police helicopter assisted the search. Eye witnesses reported the helicopter flying for about an hour over a small area.

However, no suspects were found. Inquiries are ongoing.

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