A MAN who led police on a car chase from Stockton to Redcar before getting his car stuck in a ditch has been arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill and driving offences.

The 22-year-old was arrested in the Dormanstown area, near Redcar, last night, Tuesday, following a pursuit from Portrack Lane in Stockton.

He got his vehicle stuck in a ditch near Dormanstown and fled on foot, where Cleveland Police dog Morse was able to stop him after chasing him across a field.

He was arrested by officers from the roads policing unit and response officers, and was taken to custody where he remains at present.