Watch as Derbyshire’s traffic cops trap car being driven by wanted offender

Derbyshire’s police officers will again star on the popular Channel Five series Traffic Cops tonight.

Monday, 3rd February 2020, 5:00 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th February 2020, 10:06 am

The series, presented by Jamie Theakston and billed by Channel Five as ‘Britain’s longest running and most watched police show’, has regularly featured officers from Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit dealing with major incidents on the county’s busiest roads.

On tonight’s show, PC Ant Horsley and PC Dan Mitchell come to the assistance of PC Jim Payne, who is in pursuit of a suspected stolen car, believed to be running on false plates.

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Members of Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit.

They are able to bring the stolen car to a stop with a box technique and discover an unrestrained two-year-old is also in the car.

After running a search, it turns out the suspect driver is already wanted for previous drug offences.

Traffic Cops – which has been on our screens for over a decade – will air on Channel Five at 8pm.