A LENGTHY police chase was brought to a stop near Cleobury Mortimer after a chainsaw was thrown from a cloned car.

West Mercia Police said the cloned Jeep had been involved in tool theft country wide and the pursuit lasted for over an hour on Wednesday (July 10).

The police helicopter was also involved in the chase which started in Malvern, and afterwards officers said two people were in custody.

OPU Worcestershire said on Twitter the pursuit went through Upton-upon-Severn, into Worcester, before going towards Great Witley, Tenbury Wells and ending out near Cleobury Mortimer.