Ex-Super League player turned police officer tackles suspected car thief in Leeds

A West Yorkshire Roads Policing Unit image of the Seat Ibiza

A FORMER rugby league  Super League player turned police officer tackled a fleeing suspected car thief in Leeds.

West Yorkshire Police Roads Policing Unit said the white Seat Ibiza stolen a burglary was boxed in in Leeds city centre and two people were arrested on Saturday night.

The roads policing unit tweeted: "Driver ran but tackled by our team's ex Super League player."

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