Police out on patrol in Sale spotted a vehicle travelling at a rate of knots heading down Woodhouse Lane in Sale yesterday (20 December 2021)

During the 10 minute pursuit the driver was doing 80mph through the back streets near to Woodhouse Lane in Sale.

A 21-year-old male was arrested for dangerous driving, failing to stop for police and driving over the specified limit of drugs.

According to the officers report the driver said: “I’m sorry, I’m running late for a date and I just wanted to get there and I panicked.” the 21-year-old did not make his date and was instead arrested and thrown in a police van.

The man was released from custody pending the results of the blood test to see the levels of drugs in his system.

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