A MAN has been arrested for a number of offences following the recovery of a firearm in a vehicle in South Ockendon today, Wednesday, February 13.
Essex Police attempted to stop a vehicle in Buckles Lane at around 1.50am.
A man then got out of the vehicle and ran off before being arrested following a chase.
While searching the vehicle, we found the firearm, ammunition and bolt croppers inside.
A 19-year-old man from South Ockendon remains in custody on suspicion of failing to stop, possession of firearms offences, going equipped, theft of a motor vehicle, driving without a license, driving without insurance and driving under the influence.