THREE men were caught by police who chased them on foot after they abandoned their car in a bid to escape.
The chase happened after officers were alerted to a suspicious vehicle on Sunday afternoon.
Three men were arrested in Cattsdell at around 4.45pm after a pursuit involving the police helicopter, road policing officers and the dog unit.
>A 19-year-old man from Hemel Hempstead, charged with conspiracy to burgle, will appear at Harrow Crown Court on September 26
A 32-year-old man from Hemel Hempstead, arrested in relation to five burglaries, has been bailed by police and must return to Hatfield Police Station on October 20.
A third man arrested was later released without any further action.