Man charged after police officers allegedly assaulted following nine mile chase through Sheffield
A man has been charged after two police officers were allegedly assaulted following a nine mile long police chase through Sheffield.
Two police officers were allegedly assaulted as they attempted to detain a suspect following a nine-mile long vehicle pursuit on Sunday (April 11).
Josiah Lammy of Shirebrook Road, Sheffield has been charged with five offences and been remanded in police custody.
The 31-year-old has been charged with assault causing actual bodily harm, escape from lawful custody, dangerous driving and two counts of assaulting an emergency worker.
He was due to appear before Magistrates in Sheffield today (14 April).
Police were called to Bevan Road, Chapeltown at around 5am on Sunday following reports a Land Rover had collided with a parked car and drove away from the scene.
A South Yorkshire Police spokesperson said officers attempted to pull over the vehicle, which failed to stop.
Police pursued the car as it travelled towards Sheffield city centre, before finally halting on Kent Road in Heeley.