Van stopped after being driven through the streets of Sheffield without insurance

Police used a specialist manoeuvre to stop a van which was being driven through the streets of Sheffield by a man without a licence and was uninsured.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 26th July 2018, 4:02 pm
Updated Thursday, 26th July 2018, 4:07 pm
Police stopped the van on Staniforth Road.
Police stopped the van on Staniforth Road.

Officers from South Yorkshire Police's Operational Support team said a white Ford Transit van was spotted being driven without insurance in the Attercliffe area on Thursday afternoon.

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They gave chase to the vehicle and used a 'box manoeuvre' to stop the vehicle on Staniforth Road,as they said it was 'causing a risk to members of the public'.

A man was reported on summons for a number of driving offences.

No-one was injured in the incident and no vehicles were damaged.