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Police appeal after dangerous driving
1:31pm Tuesday 17th December 2013 in News
Police in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses after reports of dangerous driving in the town.
The incident took place at approximately 10am on Saturday December 14 in the Wyke Regis area.
A three door grey or silver Vauxhall Astra was allegedly travelling from Merley Road into Derwent Road, then into Dumbarton Road before making off at speed toward Rylands Lane.
Police Constable James Vincent, of Weymouth police, said: “I am appealing for any witnesses to the manner of driving of the vehicle or anyone who can identify the Vauxhall Astra to contact Dorset Police.
“I would especially like to hear from the members of the public who assisted officers at the scene.”
A 36-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of taking a vehicle without consent and a 40-year-old man was also arrested on suspicion of taking a vehicle without consent as well as driving offences.
Both men are from the Weymouth area and have been released on bail until the end of January pending further enquiries.
Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 14:171. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.
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