A man arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after a police chase was later arrested on suspicion of blackmail and common assault.
Late on Saturday evening (April 21) officers tried to stop a vehicle in Peterborough but the driver made off.
The vehicle stopped in Welbourne, Werrington, and the driver ran off before being detained by officers.
A man in his 40s was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, driving without a licence, driving without insurance and failure to stop.
He was later also arrested on suspicion of blackmail and common assault. He remains in custody.
No further information is currently available.
A resident of Welbourne who contacted the Peterborough Telegraph said there were lots of police cars with sirens on at around midnight who “woke the who neighbourhood up.”