Three men detained in Oxhey Avenue have now been arrested on suspicion of burglary.
A member of the public telephoned the police at 12.30pm because three men were acting suspiciously.
When officers arrived the men ran off - prompting a chase through Bushey involving patrol cars and a police helicopter.
The first man was detained at 12.40pm and the other two and 12.50pm. A total of six police cars and a dog unit were used to detain the men.