Four men arrested - West Berkshire
Thursday 13 December 2012, 10:59am
Thames Valley Police has arrested four men following a pursuit in Ambury Road, Aldworth, West Berkshire in the early hours of this morning (13/12).
A member of public alerted the police after they saw three 4x4 vehicles speeding past their house at around midnight.
A police helicopter was deployed and a long pursuit followed. The offenders ran from their vehicles into a field where they shone bright white lights at the helicopter and released their dogs who attacked livestock, killing a sheep and goat.
The offenders, aged 17, 22, 22 and 23, have been arrested on suspicion of the theft of a motor vehicle, endangering the safety of an aircraft and criminal damage.
All four remain in police custody.