Pudsey man arrested after Audi smashed into tattoo studio during police chase

A Leeds man has been arrested after an Audi smashed into a tattoo studio during a police chase.

Thursday, 17th June 2021, 11:29 am
Updated Thursday, 17th June 2021, 11:33 am

It happened at about 2.30am on Thursday, June 17.

Police patrols spotted a black Audi A4 on Richardshaw road, Stanningley, and signalled to the driver to stop.

The driver didn't stop and drove off, before crashing through the window of Creating Utopia Tattoo Studio in Bradford Road.

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A man has been arrested after a car crashed through a window in Bradford Road.
A man has been arrested after a car crashed through a window in Bradford Road.

The driver then fled the scene.

At around 5.40am officers attended an address in Pudsey.

A man was arrested on suspicion of drink driving, failing to stop and assault of police officers.

The man was taken to hospital.

He was found to have serious injuries and is continuing to receive treatment.

A scene remains in place today on Bradford road.