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Stolen van collides with two police cars, man arrested

A man has been arrested after a van collided with two Warwickshire Police cars in Coventry.

Officers initially responded to a report the van had been stolen from Southam.

Officers tracked the car to an industrial estate in Binley, Coventry where it failed to stop for police before colliding with two police cars. Two officers suffered minor injuries in the collision.

The driver - a 27-year-old man of no fixed abode - was arrested at the scene on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle, dangerous driving and failing to stop. He remains in custody.

Anyone with information that could help police with their ongoing investigation can call 101 quoting incident 235 of 28 August 2019. Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


Posted by Sam Cook, Communications Officer

Published 29/08/19