Van driver arrested after attempting to ram police car during chase through Sheffield

Police seized this van after a police chase through Sheffield. Picture: SYP Operations.
Police seized this van after a police chase through Sheffield. Picture: SYP Operations.

The driver of a suspected stolen van repreatedly tried to ram into a police car following a chase through the streets of Sheffield.

Officers from South Yorkshire Police Operational Support Unit tried to stop the van in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The driver tried to ditch the van and escape on foot but was sniffed out by a police dog and arrested.

Police said the van was reported stolen on July 3 and running on false number plates.