Fleeing driver left deflated by Derbyshire Police stingers after alleged assault

The male driver of this car – said to have assaulted a council worker - was left deflated by a police “pre-emptive sting” which punctured his tyres.

Thursday, 18th March 2021, 7:44 am
Updated Thursday, 18th March 2021, 7:45 am

The fleeing motorist was brought to a halt when all four tyres were ruptured by the spikes near Langley Mill, having been spotted in Ripley and followed.

Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit spotted the driver in Ripley and pursued him before placing the stingers.

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Photo: Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit

The male – who was also uninsured – was arrested under suspicion of assault.

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Photo: Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit