A CAR escaped police after outrunning them in a high speed chase.

Essex Police started following the ‘dark-coloured’ Audi Q7 after they were called to a burglary in Lindsay Street, Epping yesterday, Monday, April 17.

The car, which is believed to be stolen, drove through Epping, Chipping Ongar and then Harlow to shake off the police.

It was allegedly used in the burglary and was last seen heading along the A414 towards Dunmow.

Anyone who witnessed the chase should call police on 101.