Man in court on tractor pursuit charges

Police chased a tractor after it was stolen from a farm in Tilney St Lawrence on Saturday night.

Officers were called to a farm on Church Road at around 8pm.

The tractor was driven towards Wisbech, where it was eventually found in the Oakroyd Crescent area, as the picture above shows.

A Norfolk Police spokesman said several police vehicles and a helicopter had to be called in to pursue the tractor.

n Nathan Lovell, 25, of Trinity Road, Wisbech, has been charged with theft, failing to stop and driving without insurance in connection with the incident. On Monday Norwich magistrates adjourned proceedings until February 15. MFCP16AF01111