Two Southampton men arrested for theft of motor vehicle following police pursuit
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Two Southampton men have been arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle following a police pursuit.
At 11.34pm yesterday (29 August), officers sighted a black Skoda Fabia in Windermere Avenue, Southampton, which was believed to have been stolen.
The vehicle failed to stop for police on several occasions through Redbridge and was then found abandoned in Bindon Road.
A dog unit then tracked the occupants to a front garden in Romsey Road, Southampton where they were hiding.
An 18-year-old man from Southampton was arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle, and a 21-year-old Southampton man was arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle and possession of a Class B drug.
Both remain in custody at this time.
The vehicle was confirmed as having been stolen from Gosport and has been seized for forensic examination as enquiries continue.