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Motorist escapes burning vehicle

A MOTORIST got out of his car unharmed after it caught fire as he drove along the Stocksbridge Bypass, near Deepcar, in the early hours of yesterday. He was travelling at 4am when his Land Rover caught fire.

Car chase arrest

POLICE have charged a 23-year-old man with a string of motoring offences after a police chase through Chesterfield on Saturday. Officers stopped the Vauxhall Astra, which has been taken from Tapton View Road, Chesterfield, using a stinger device.

Cannabis raid haul

CANNABIS and cash were recovered from a house on Lingfoot Walk, Jordanthorpe, Sheffield, on Thursday, during a police raid. Three suspects were arrested.

Arsonists strike

ARSONISTS set fire to bins on Constable Road, Gleadless Valley, at 9pm on Sunday, and a Fiat Punto car on Tickhill Road, Maltby, Rotherham, at 8.25pm on Sunday.