Police seize stolen car 'used in crime' after crash in Sheffield suburb

A stolen car ‘used in crime’ has been seized and is to be forensically examined after it was abandoned following a crash in Sheffield.

Monday, 8th July 2019, 06:44 am
Updated Monday, 8th July 2019, 06:54 am

The Nissan Micra was spotted by roads policing officers in the early hours of this morning and a short time later it was abandoned after it crashed into a tree in Bradway.

A stolen car crashed into a tree in Bradway this morning

South Yorkshire Police said the occupants ‘decamped’ and fled the scene.

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The force said the car has been ‘used in crime’ but no other details have yet been released.

A police dog was used to try to track them down but they managed to escape and are still outstanding.