Car being followed by police crashes in Sowerby Bridge

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A car being followed by police after reports of a break-in crashed with another car in Sowerby Bridge earlier today.

Police were called to reports of an ongoing burglary at Thacker Gate, Sowerby Bridge, at 12.40pm.

Officers who responded spotted a vehicle with two people inside who they wanted to speak to in connection with the incident.

They followed the vehicle before it collided with another vehicle on Pinfold Lane.

The two occupants of the vehicle ran off from the vehicle.

The men - aged 41 and 52 - were both arrested on suspicion of burglary and dangerous driving a short time later and remain in police custody.

It is not thought that anyone was injured during the crash.