Car thief wanted for burglaries tried to ram these police 4x4s on Yorkshire road

A car thief who wanted for three burglaries tried to ram these police 4x4s on a Yorkshire road.

Wednesday, 3rd April 2019, 3:57 pm
Updated Wednesday, 3rd April 2019, 4:04 pm
A car thief who wanted for three burglaries tried to ram these police 4x4s on a Yorkshire road. Photo credit: @WYP_TrafficDave West Yorkshire Police.

The incident took place in Dewsbury on Wednesday, April 3 when police spotted a man believed to be linked with three burglaries.

He was stopped by the West Yorkshire Police Road Policing Unit.

The ford focus car, which was stolen, was then rammed into the police cars as the man tried to escape the scene.

A car thief who wanted for three burglaries tried to ram these police 4x4s on a Yorkshire road. Photo credit: @WYP_TrafficDave West Yorkshire Police.

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Police confirmed he is now in custody.

A traffic officer tweeted this statement from his account, Traffic Dave. It said: "Stolen Ford Focus driven by a male currently circulated for three burglaries.

"Sighted by @WYP_RPU and stopped.

"Driver tried ramming his way out. One in custody. #Dewsbury #Team3 #OperationalSupport".

A car thief who wanted for three burglaries tried to ram these police 4x4s on a Yorkshire road. Photo credit: @WYP_TrafficDave West Yorkshire Police.
A car thief who wanted for three burglaries tried to ram these police 4x4s on a Yorkshire road. Photo credit: @WYP_TrafficDave West Yorkshire Police.