TWO men have been arrested following a police chase.

Police officers on patrol noticed a black BMW X6 speeding in Crammaville Road in Grays, just after midnight this morning.

The vehicle failed to stop for officers and made off towards the A13.

The occupants fled the car in Stifford Clays Road in Grays.

They were arrested following searches by the police helicopter and police dog Wilson.

A 26-year-old man from Orsett was arrested on suspicion of driving whilst unfit due to drink or drugs, dangerous driving and failing to stop for police.

A 27-year-old man from Tilbury was arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle.

They are being questioned by officers at Grays.