Officers from Hampshire Constabulary have descended on the South Wight this evening Armed Roads Policing officers supported by a dog unit and an NPAS helicopter have been seen in Ventnor and the village of Godshill. It is understood that the officers were pursuing a vehicle that made off with a person of interest onboard. The helicopter was reported to be seen over Godshill and Ventnor. Other Police resources were seen in Godshill, Bonchurch and Wroxhall.
The incident follows on from a lengthy pursuit that took place on the Isle of Wight last night (Wednesday) A dog and handler carried out a lengthy track from the de-camp in difficult terrain for over an hour. Property was located in two separate locations but the suspect managed to evade capture.
Hampshire Constabulary have been approached for comment
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