Durham Police's Roads Policing Unit recovered a BMW following a pursuit around Ferryhill late at night.

Once the luxury car had been brought to a stop, both occupants of the vehicle were detained and arrested for various offences.

Police posted news of the incident in the early hours of Sunday as they resumed their patrols in County Durham.

Improving road safety and tackling anti-social behaviour are among Durham Police's priorities, along with tackling crime and improving community safety in rural areas, and reducing the harm caused by drink and drugs.

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