Officers conducted a high-speed car chase through Norton this afternoon before catching the culprits.

Cleveland Police officers were in hot pursuit of a yellow sportscar through the town for five minutes.

The vehicle went offroad in an attempt to throw off the police but the two men were caught under a bridge in Albany Estate.

Both men were arrested at the scene.

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A Cleveland Police spokesperson said: "Following intelligence received a five minute pursuit occurred which resulted in the vehicle going offroad near Norton. 

"The pursuing vehicle detained two males who were arrested at the scene."