Harold Hill road closed after police chase suspect trying to get into car

Police chased a man through Hilldene in Harold Hill last night after he was seen approaching a car b

Police chased a man through Hilldene in Harold Hill last night after he was seen approaching a car believed to have been used in a crime. - Credit: Archant

Newbury Road in Harold Hill was closed for few hours last night after police chased a suspect through the area.

Police closed a road in Harold Hill last night after officers chased a suspect who was trying to get into a car believed to have been used in a crime.

At around 7pm last night (Monday, September 3) officers spotted a vehicle they believed had been used in crime parked by the shops in Farnham Road.

A man was approaching the car when he saw officers and made-off on foot along Hilldene Avenue towards Newbury Road.

Officers, including the Met’s Dog Unit, searched the area but did not trace the man.


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The car was seized by officers and A spokeswoman from the Met Police said that enquiries are continuing.

As a result of the chase Newbury Road was closed for a few hours last night.

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