THREE males have been arrested after a car lead armed police on a chase lasting several hours.

Thames Valley Police said the force was 'given the run around' for several hours in Slough.

Officers said the vehicle previously failed to stop for police and has several intelligence reports linking reports linking it to other crime, as well as being on cloned plates.

Pictures show armed officers enlisting the help of police dogs as well as NPAS South West police helicopter.

The force said the driver spotted a marked police vehicle and attempted to evade officers by 'taking several left and right turns'.

Police arrested three males reportedly 'walking away from the vehicle', according to officers.

The driver was arrested for drug-driving, driving while disqualified, no insurance, theft from motor vehicle, and theft of a motor vehicle.