Police examine stolen car dumped in Sheffield after chase

A car stolen from Merseyside and involved in a police chase through Sheffield has been seized for forensic examination.

Wednesday, 1st June 2016, 7:20 am
Updated Wednesday, 1st June 2016, 7:28 am
Stolen car

The Volvo was spotted by officers in Burngreave, Sheffield and a police pursuit was mounted when it drove off.

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South Yorkshire Police said the pursuit started on Spital Hill and the car was abandoned in woods behind nearby Verdon Street.

The driver fled and has not yet been traced.

A police spokesman said enquiries to trace the driver are ongoing and the car is to be examined.