Man arrested following police pursuit in Lewes
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A man has been arrested for multiple offences following a short police pursuit in Lewes.
Around 9pm on Monday 17 August, officers on patrol in the town spotted a car travelling at excess speed and signalled for it to stop.
It initially failed to do so and a short pursuit ensued, and the vehicle eventually stopped in the Landport estate, where the driver and passenger were detained.
The driver failed a roadside DrugWipe, and a search of the car resulted in a small amount of cannabis being found and seized.
A 35-year-old man from Lewes was arrested on suspicion of drug-driving, dangerous driving, possession of cannabis, driving with no insurance and failing to stop when required by police.
He remains in custody at this stage.