Police officer jumps into abandoned car left rolling into Sheffield park during pursuit

A police officer jumped into an abandoned car left rolling into a Sheffield park during a pursuit.

The police chase began when a Nissan Micra pulled out in front of a police BMW on Abbeydale Road, Millhouses, Sheffield, at 10.15pm last night.

An abandoned car was left rolling into a Sheffield park during a police chase in Sheffield

An abandoned car was left rolling into a Sheffield park during a police chase in Sheffield

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Checks revealed that the car was uninsured but the driver failed to stop for officers and attempted to lose the BMW.

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South Yorkshire Police said the Micra was dumped and left rolling into Millhouses Park while the occupants fled.

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An officer jumped out of the pursuing police car and brought the abandoned Micra to a halt.

A check of the car led to the discovery of a hockey stick.

An investigation is under way.