Erratic driver arrested following early hours police chase through Edinburgh

An erratic driver was arrested and charged with numerous driving offences following a police chase through Edinburgh in the early hours of this morning.

He was arrested following a police chase

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A 30-year-old man was driving a Hyundai Coupe erratically in the Seafield area of the city when he was chased at around 1.45am today (Wednesday, January 30).

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The chase ended on Salamander Street where the arrest took place.

He was arrested following a police chase

He will now appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court charged with a number of road traffic offences.

Inspector Roger Park from the Road Policing Unit in Edinburgh said: "Road Policing Officers in Edinburgh undertook a brief pursuit of a Hyundai Coupe car at around 1.45am on Wednesday 30th January after the vehicle was seen driving erratically in the Seafield area of the city.

"The car came to a stop in Salamander Street and a 30-year-old man was arrested.

"He was held in custody to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court where he is charged with a number of road traffic offences."