An arrest has been made after the occupants of a car that crashed into a shop near Malmesbury Abbey fled the scene.

The crash occurred around 12.30pm on Gloucester Street, next door to Outlaws barber shop.Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

The road was closed while police, fire and ambulance services attended the scene.

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

A spokesperson for Wiltshire Police said: “At around 12.30pm today (25/07) we received a call about a single-vehicle collision in Gloucester Street, Malmesbury, where a vehicle had collided with the front of a building.

“The driver and passenger of the vehicle were seen to leave the scene, so officers carried out a search of the local area.

“They have both now been detained and enquiries are ongoing.”

It has now been confirmed that one person has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving.

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