A DRIVER who fled after a pursuit in Derrylin was tracked down with the assistance of a police helicopter. 

Details of the dramatic incident were recently revealed by on the PSNI Fermanagh and Omagh Facebook page. 

According to police, the evening of Friday, March 29, the PSNI's District Support Team were carrying out vehicle check points in the Derrylin area, when a vehicle failed to stop.

A high-speed pursuit followed, and following a successful sting, the vehicle collided with a lamppost and garden wall before coming to a stop. 

Then, after assistance from Air Support, the driver was located and arrested for various motoring offences. 

Police also located a quantity of controlled drugs in the vehicle, and a passenger has been dealt with in relation to drug offences. 

Speaking on the incident, a PSNI spokesperson said: "The driver has since been charged to court and faces another disqualification to add to an existing 10-year disqualification they already have in the Republic of Ireland."

Meanwhile, in a separate incident on Saturday, March 29, the PSNI District Support Team located a vehicle in Lisnarick being that was being driven without insurance. 

The driver of the vehicle was fined £205, given six penalty points, and had their vehicle seized.