Shortly after 1pm yesterday (Tuesday 19 December 2023) officers were alerted to a vehicle near Selby which was suspected to be travelling on cloned plates.
Police officers from the force’s Specialist Operations team deployed to the area and the car was sighted. It failed to stop for officers and continued to drive dangerously around Selby town centre. A police car made tactical contact with the vehicle in order to bring the car to a safe stop on Leeds Road at just before 1.30pm.
A man in 20s was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, disqualified driving, failing to stop for the police, drug driving, possession of a class- B drug, theft of a motor vehicle and driving with no insurance. He was charged with failing to stop, dangerous driving, disqualified driving, driving with no insurance and possession on a class- B drug. He was remanded in custody to appear in court today.
A 39-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of theft of a vehicle and theft from a shop. He was charged with theft and attempted theft. He was also remanded in custody to appear in court today.
A 42-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle. She was interviewed and released under investigation.