A MAN and a woman have been arrested after a police chase that ended with a car being abandoned in Whiston.

Police tried to stop the car in Halewood last night after spotting the occupants acting suspiciously.

Officers began chasing the car and during the lengthy pursuit the police vehicle was rammed.

The offenders’ car was then abandoned in Whiston and two people ran off.

Police arrested a 31-year-old man and 35-year-old woman on suspicion of aggravated taking of a motor vehicle and possession with intent to supply controlled drugs.