Chickens and tools have been found in a car after police gave chase, last night.
The driver of the vehicle failed to stop in the Horden area sparking a chase by police that ended in Peterlee.
The driver ran off but was later arrested by officers.
Chickens and tools, believed to have been stolen in a burglary, were discovered in the vehicle.
The driver is currently helping police with inquiries.
Anyone who believes they have been a victim of a burglary and the items may belong to them is asked to call Durham Police on 101 and quote DHM-19042016-0031