A dramatic police chase ended at a popular park, in front of shocked visitors.

Officers were chasing a vehicle through Pitsea this afternon.

The chase ended in Wat Tyler Park and the people in the car escaped the officers.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: "A vehicle failed-to stop for police in Pitsea at around 1.25pm today.

"The vehicle came to stop at the Wat Tyler Country Park and the person or people inside got out.

"Our enquiries to locate them are ongoing."