A SUSPECTED drug dealer led officers on a police chase through Reading yesterday before coming to a head in Forbury Gardens, Reading.

Thames Valley Police said a male on a motorbike was reportedly spotted drug dealing in the area.

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Officers took chase through Reading and a police helicopter was also deployed to help track down the suspect about 5pm.

TVP Reading posted about the pursuit and said the helicopter was up for 45minutes to help with the hunt.

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It added that eventually a 'stop stick', which is a tyre-deflation device, was used to bring the pursuit to an end.

A man was arrested on suspicion of a number of offences in Forbury Gardens.