Woman suspected of helping man escape police car after fight in Leeds

Police are appealing for information to identify a woman suspected of helping a man to escape from a police car in Leeds.

Thursday, 16th September 2021, 4:49 pm
Updated Thursday, 16th September 2021, 4:55 pm
The woman officers want to identify

Officers had detained the man after being called to a fight in Briggate in the early hours of August 6.

While he was handcuffed in the rear of a marked police car, the door was opened allowing him to run off. He was detained nearby by officers.

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He has since been charged with escaping lawful custody.

Anyone who recognises the woman is asked to contact PC 3557 Farrar via 101 quoting crime reference 13210447814 or online via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat

Information can be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.