Matthew Hall jailed after police chase car

A man who was charged with a series of offences following a 35-mile high-speed police chase from West Sussex to Hampshire has been jailed.

Matthew Hall, 26, of Beach Road, Southsea, was arrested after Sussex Police chased a VW Passat, stolen from Steyning Sports Centre, along the A27.

He was jailed for a total of two years, eight months at Portsmouth Crown Court.

He pleaded guilty to offences including burglary, driving while disqualified and aggravated vehicle-taking.

A charge of dangerous driving was dropped after the prosecution offered no evidence.

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