Man Arrested following Prescot Car Theft

By on Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Vmerseyside-police-logoia Merseyside Police:

Merseyside Police can confirm a man was arrested following a report of theft of a car in Prescot in the early hours of today (Tuesday, 10 May).

Just after midnight this morning, police received a report that a blue Ford Fiesta car had been stolen outside an address on Lathum Close at around 11.45pm on Monday.

Officers attended and a road pursuit took place assisted by the National Police Air Service. During the pursuit a collision happened involving the vehicle and a police patrol car on Manchester Road.

The pursuit of the car continued before the driver left the vehicle and made off on Ash Grove. A brief foot pursuit followed and a 27-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of unauthorised taking of a motor vehicle. He has been taken to a police station in Merseyside to be interviewed.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact the MSOC Roads Policing team on 0151 777 5747 or you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


  1. Jacquie Kernick

    Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 11:05 am

    thanks for the update David…seems to solve the mystery after so many posts about the incident.

  2. Dyane

    Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 2:56 pm

    I counted 12 police cars down Manchester Road and then the helicopter. Couldn’t sleep!!!

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