Armed police rammed by driver in stolen car on Sheffield estate

Armed police officers were rammed by a driver in a stolen car on a Sheffield estate.

Tuesday, 31st January 2017, 8:53 am
Updated Tuesday, 31st January 2017, 8:56 am
Stolen car seized after a police chase in Sheffield

Officers attempted to get the driver of the Volkswagen to pull over in Parson Cross, but he drove off and 'rammed' an armed response vehicle in a bid to avoid capture during a pursuit overnight.

The car was eventually stopped and the driver was detained.

He is being held on suspicion of drink driving and driving while disqualified.

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South Yorkshire Police said the car he was driving was stolen during a burglary last year.