Police helicopter assists search for man in Crawley after vehicle pursuit

Police searched for a man in Crawley, who made off from a car involved in a pursuit.

The National Police Air Service (NPAS) assisted in the search for a suspect in the Tilgate area.

Sussex Police confirmed the incident followed a 'short pursuit' of a 'vehicle of interest' shortly before 12pm.

The driver left the car during the chase and a police helicopter was called to assist a search, police confirmed.

The National Police Air Service (NPAS) is assisting in the search

In an update at 5.30pm, police said the vehicle had been found but could not confirm if any arrests had been made.