Sheffield driver abandoned car with wife in passenger to seat to hide from cops in a bush

A Sheffield driver abandoned his car and hid in a bush, leaving his wife in the car, as he attempted to evade police.

Friday, 9th April 2021, 8:35 am

The man failed to stop for firearms officers before he eventually abandoned his car at Concord Park, earlier this week

He then tried to race across the golf course before hiding in a bush.

Luckily, heroic police dog Reggie tracked the driver down and found his coat, his snapped belt and then, after around ten minutes, the man himself.

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A cordon of police tape (Photo credit should read NIKLAS HALLE'N/AFP via Getty Images)

The man screamed at cops to ‘arrest real criminals’ as he was arrested for dangerous driving, failing to stop and disqualified driving.

He also had no insurance and was found with a flick-knife on him.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “Maybe he'll get some earache from his wife when he gets released - she was in the passenger seat!! All in a day’s work for Reggie and Les.”