First footage released after man is TASERED and arrested on Sheffield street

This is the dramatic moment a man was arrested after being tasered in Sheffield this morning.

Wednesday, 2nd May 2018, 1:21 pm
Updated Wednesday, 2nd May 2018, 1:26 pm
Man arrested in Sheffield

The 23-year-old was hit with a taser dart in Hillsborough during a police chase through the city suburb.

South Yorkshire Police said the man was being followed while he was driving a white Saab, which was stolen from Broomspring Lane, Broomhall, on Monday.

Man arrested in Sheffield

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A force spokesperson said: "A 23-year-old man has been detained following a pursuit in Sheffield this morning. "At around 8.30am this morning, police began pursuing a white Saab, along Middlewood Road.

"The Saab was reported as stolen from the Broomspring Lane area on Monday.

"The vehicle was stopped on Langsett Road where the driver of the car got out and became aggressive towards officers, resulting in one of the officers deploying their taser.

"The man was subsequently arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle."

In the footage, the man can be seen being detained outside Riverside Fish & Chips by a number of police officers in an unmarked car.

A number of police cars block the road as the man is then put into handcuffs as he is led away to a squad car.