Residents living near Clockhouse Lane and Boxmoor Road Collier Row, yesterday witnessed a police pursuit where two men were arrested and their vehicle boxed in by police cars.
The police chase also saw the use of the police helicopter that tracked down the vehicle that failed to stop for police earlier.
A spokesperson for the Met told the Havering Daily: “On Friday 24th of April at 15.00 hours a vehicle failed to stop for police. Following a short pursuit, the vehicle stopped.
“One man in his 40’s was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, failing to stop for police, driving whilst disqualified and for driving under the influence of drugs.
“A second man in his 30’s was arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon.
“Both men have been taken to an east London police station where they remain at this time.”