Police arrested a 19-year-old Sandys parish man following a chase that started when he failed to stop when signalled to do so along Trimingham Road in Paget.

A spokesman said the incident occurred around 8:10am Thursday morning.

“Police officers on mobile patrol in a marked police car in the area of Church Street and King Street in the City of Hamilton observed a motorcyclist commit a traffic offence.

A pursuit ensued along South Road, Middle Road and Ord Road in Paget, ending along the Railway Trail where the teen was apprehended after a brief foot chase.

The 19-year-old male rider was issued several tickets and appeared in Magistrates’ Court later Wednesday regarding a number of outstanding warrants before being transferred to Westgate Correctional Facility.

The police car involved in the pursuit was damaged after striking a metal barrier on the Railway Trail.

“The two officers in the vehicle at the time were not hurt. The scene was processed and inquiries continue regarding the circumstances of the crash.”