Police release CCTV footage of sparks flying during chase along South Yorkshire border

Sparks flew during a police chase along the South Yorkshire-North Yorkshire border last night.

Thursday, 9th February 2017, 10:03 am
Updated Tuesday, 28th February 2017, 11:34 am
Sparks flew during a police chase

Officers spotted a 4x4 vehicle with false number plates towing a generator along the A19 on the South Yorkshire-North Yorkshire border, near Doncaster.

They started following the vehicle and during the chase the generator became detached when the vehicle went off road.

A generator was towed by a car during a police chase

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Police CCTV footage of the pursuit captured sparks flying from the stolen vehicle.

The driver of the stolen car managed to lose officers and is still being hunted.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "If you were wondering how it drew our attention - sparks.

"Unfortunately their venture off road enabled their escape."

A generator was towed by a car during a police chase

Anyone with information should call North Yorkshire Police on 101.