Man arrested following police pursuit from Sheffield city centre

A police pursuit was mounted from the city centre last night
A police pursuit was mounted from the city centre last night

A man has been arrested for a number of offences, including drink driving, after a police chase from the city centre.

A police pursuit was mounted last night after officers noticed a car being driven the wrong way down a one way street, in the Pinfold Street area of the city centre. 

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An officer and a PCSO from the Sheffield Central Neighbourhood Policing team gave chase after the vehicle failed to stop, following the car towards the Broomhill area, before it was abandoned by the driver.

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Posting on Facebook, Sheffield Central NHP said: “Luckily the officer and PCSO were quick on their toes and the driver was arrested after a short foot chase.

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“The male is now in police custody for driving whilst over the prescribed limit, dangerous driving, failing to stop and driving without a license and insurance.

“His vehicle has already been seized, and the male will likely to have a day in court in the near future.”