Driver tested positive for cannabis after fleeing Burnley Police

A driver who tried to escape from Burnley police officers was stopped in Blackburn and tested positive for cannabis.

Friday, 11th June 2021, 12:30 pm

The incident happened yesterday (Thursday).

A spokesman for Lancs Road Police said: "A vehicle made off from Burnley Police officers this evening and was subsequently stopped in Blackburn by @LancsaARV and @LancsTacOps.

"The driver also tested positive for cannabis so now has a room without a view at Greenbank and the vehicle was seized."

The driver tested positive for cannabis. Photo credit: Lancs Road Police