Woman arrested for drug offences following police chase through Sheffield

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of drug offences following a police chase through Sheffield.

Saturday, 19th June 2021, 7:21 am

Officers from the Sheffield North West neighbourhood policing team said the driver of a BMW 1 Series suspected to be involved in drug dealing was pursued from Manchester Road, Stocksbridge to Carr Road, Deepcar on Thursday afternoon after failing to stop.

It followed an earlier tip-off from the public that the occupant of the car, which was not insured, may be involved in crime.

A police spokesperson said: “A search of the car located several bags suspected to be a Class A drug, and money was also seized.

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A woman was arrested following the drug bust.

"A search of the drivers home address located a larger quantity of a substance suspected to be a Class A drug which had been concealed. Following questioning a female has now been released from custody and remains under investigation.”

The BMW was also seized, police said.