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Police involved in M1 pursuit through North Derbyshire

Photo by @DerbyshireRPU on Twitter

Derbyshire's Roads Policing unit confirmed they deployed a stinger in order to stop a driver who attempted to evade officers on the M1

Officers confirmed on Twitter the pursuit was picked up by officers at junction 30 on the M1 near Eckington and Barlborough, but failed to stop until the stinger was deployed at junction 28 near Alfreton and South Normanton.

@DerbyshireRPU on Twitter also confirmed the driver reportedly tried to escape on foot.

Officers said the driver was already disqualified and wanted on recall to prison.

Photo by @DerbyshireRPU on twitter

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