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Video shows bystander trip suspect during foot pursuit

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Posted at 7:41 AM, Feb 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-09 07:48:46-05

KINGSTON UPON THAMES, United Kingdom — A man leading police on a foot chase had his efforts foiled by a bystander.

Kingston Police released surveillance video showing a chase that happened over the weekend. Two officers can be seen chasing a teenager they believed to be carrying drugs.

As the teen approached the bystander, the person can be seen stretching their leg out. The teen did not see it and tripped before being arrested.

Watch the video:

Kingston Police thanked the bystander for their help.