Man, 20, arrested after police pursuit in Dagenham ends with car crash
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A 20-year-old man was arrested after a police pursuit in Dagenham ended with a crash into a stationary car.
Around 6.15pm yesterday (Tuesday, July 9), police on patrol in Dagenham asked a vehicle to stop but the driver refused to do so and a pursuit was initiated.
The car later crashed into a stationary vehicle on Fitzstephen Road and the occupants fled.
A police spokeswoman said: "The driver, a man aged 20, was arrested on suspicion of failing to stop, dangerous driving, aggravated vehicle taking and possession of an offensive weapon.
"He was taken to hospital as a precaution and later taken into custody at a north London police station where he remains."