Driver fled from police after chase in Sheffield

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A driver of a car which failed to stop for the police in Sheffield escaped after dumping the vehicle and running off.

South Yorkshire Police said the white BMW failed to stop in Skye Edge Avenue, Skye Edge, this morning.

A number of other vehicles on the street were damaged in the pursuit before the driver jumped out of his car and ran off.

A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: "This related to a vehicle, believed to be a white BMW, failing to stop for officers.

"I believe the vehicle caused some minor damage to other cars on the street before the driver fled the scene on foot.

"An area search was carried out to no gain.

"The road was only affected for a very short time and is now fully open."

Witnesses or anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.