Van driver makes off at high speed to flee from police officers

A van made off at high speed when police attempted to pull it over in Royal Wootton Bassett earlier this afternoon.

The van, a white Vauxhall Combo van, failed to stop for police officers when directed to do so at around 4.05pm.

The vehicle made off at speed along the A3102, towards Coped Hall roundabout, and onto the B4040.

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A police spokesperson said: “Did you witness the vehicle driving off or going through the temporary traffic lights outside Ballards Ash?

“Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact Wiltshire Police on the non emergency 101 number or alternatively contact Crimestoppers 0800 555 111 where details may be left anonymously if preferred.”

Wiltshire Police’s crime reference number is: 54150101586