Police use taser in Middleton

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A Taser was used by police officers during an arrest at the weekend. Police followed the white van between Hardwick Road and the A47 at Middleton on Sunday afternoon.

The man, in his 40s, was arrested on suspicion of failing to stop for an officer, driving offences and resisting arrest. He was released on police bail until the end of June.

Police said: “The incident happened at approximately 3pm. The vehicle was followed by officers from Hardwick Road along the A47 to Middleton where the male was arrested. A Taser was deployed during the incident.”