Four people arrested after stolen van driven off from police

The van was abandoned. Photo: North Yorkshire Police.

Four people have been arrested after a stolen van failed to stop for police.

The van was reported stolen after it was not returned from hire.

Police spotted the vehicle in the Catterick Garrison area, however it failed to stop for officers when requested.

The vehicle was found abandoned nearby a short time later and has been recovered.

Police said that following some further information another vehicle was later stopped and four males were arrested in connection with the incident.

Firearms officers assisted with the stop.