A POLICEMAN was injured while arresting a man after a car chase through Moreton.

At around 11.30pm on Monday, February 4, police patrols on Hoylake Road spotted a grey BMW driving at speed through Moreton.

Officers followed the car before it stopped on Kinnerton Close a short while later.

The driver, a 39-year-old man from Moreton, tried to leave the car and a police officer received minor injuries while attempting to detain him.

He was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, failing to stop and drink driving.

He has been taken to a police station for questioning.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside Police via the social media desk @MerPolCC or call 101 quoting incident reference 19100035570.

Information can also be passed to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information.