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Police pursuit through streets of Ravenshead ends with two arrests

Police have arrested two men after the pursuit of a stolen vehicle through the streets of Ravenshead.

Three police cars were damaged during the chase after the Ford Transit car transporter was spotted on the A60 in Mansfield and failed to stop for police at around 10.25pm yesterday (December 6) near the junction with the A611.

The vehicle, which was stolen from the Tibshelf area, was then chased through Ravenshead before stopping in Rickett Lane, Blidworth, where it began reversing into police vehicles, causing extensive damage. No officers were injured in the collision.

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Two men fled the vehicle into fields but following a foot chase two men were detained, including one by a dog officer.

A spokesman for Nottinghamshire Police said: “A 41-year-old man and a 43-year-old man remain in police custody and are being questioned in suspicion of theft, failure to stop for police, dangerous driving and criminal damage.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident is urged to contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 960 of 6 December 2019.

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