Balaclava, pickaxe handle and car to be forensically examined after police chase in Rotherham
A car is to be forensically examined along with a balaclava and pickaxe handle left behind when a motorist fled after a police chase in Rotherham.
Police officers patrolling Kilnhurst started following a Volkswagen Polo after they spotted it being driven '˜erratically' last night.
Checks revealed that the car had noÂ insurance,Â MOT or tax.
The driver of theÂ car failed to stop for officers, sparking a short police pursuit.
South Yorkshire Police said the crook '˜made good their escape through a maze of gardens' but the car was seized and is to be forensically examined.
A balaclava and a pickaxe handle in theÂ car are also to be examined.