More than fifteen police officers swarmed on a number of Swindon town centre roads on Thursday morning, following a vehicle theft.
A car was stolen from the Highworth area and on finding the vehicle abandoned off Manchester Road at around 10am, officers conducted a search of the area.
Police officers, including specialist firearms units, were seen running down alleyways and jumping over fences in to gardens in the Rosebery Street and Graham Street area.
A police spokesperson, commenting at the time, said: “We are currently dealing with an incident in the Swindon town centre area involving a stolen car from Highworth which has now been recovered in the Swindon town centre area.
“We are carrying out enquiries to try and find the person who took the vehicle.”
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