'Like a scene from Hot Fuzz!' - fence hopping, rugby tackles and bin surfing during police chase in the Harborough district

The suspect was arrested after a dramatic chase that Simon Pegg and Nick Frost would have been proud of!

Thursday, 23rd September 2021, 12:39 pm

A suspect was rugby tackled to the ground after leading police on a chase over garden fences in Lutterworth.

And officers joked that it looked lie a scene from the film 'Hot Fuzz'!

Leicestershire Police went to address in town this morning (Thursday) to execute a warrant - but the suspect escaped out of a window.

A suspect was rugby tackled to the ground after leading police on a chase over garden fences in Lutterworth.

Taking up the story, police said: "A bit of Hot Fuzz action this morning as the teams deployed to be execute a warrant.

"Garden hopping, bin surfing, fencing demolished, rugby tackles - and all of this resulted in one male arrested for drugs offences and plenty for our investigation team to look at."