A MAN chased through Pan by police earlier today (Sunday) has been arrested on suspicion of drug driving and other offences.

Police were following an Audi estate at around midday. When the car stopped, officers chased the driver on foot.

An Isle of Wight police spokesperson said: "Police followed a suspicious vehicle. When the car stopped a foot pursuit took place.

"A man, aged 26, from Newport, was arrested and has now been released under investigation on suspicion of failing to stop, driving without a licence or insurance, dangerous driving and driving whilst unfit through drugs."