Two arrested after fleeing vehicle stopped by police in Dagenham

Police in Dagenham saw a car being driven erratically along Monmouth Road - two arrested on suspicion of burglary and theft

Police on patrol in Dagenham saw a car being driven erratically along Monmouth Road - Credit: Google Maps

Two men were arrested on suspicion of burglary and theft after fleeing a car stopped by police in Dagenham over the weekend.

Just before 4pm on Sunday - April 3 - officers on patrol saw a vehicle being driven erratically along Monmouth Road.

The car later came to a stop and two people inside the vehicle ran way. 

Officers carried out a search and stopped an 18-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of burglary and theft.

A 17-year-old boy was detained on suspicion of the same two offences.

The 18-year-old was also arrested on suspicion of driving without insurance and possession with intent to supply a Class B drug.

He was taken into custody.

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Both have since been bailed until a date at the end of April. 

Enquiries are ongoing.