Two arrested after police car rammed in Preston

Two men have been arrested after the stolen car they were travelling in rammed a patrol in Preston city centre, say police.

Thursday, 20th July 2017, 8:19 am
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 1:01 pm
Police spotted the vehicle which was suspected to be stolen at around 1.15am this morning on Glovers Court.

Police spotted the vehicle which was suspected to be stolen at around 1.15am this morning on Glovers Court.

The car was followed for a short time before officers deployed "preemptive tactics" to bring the car to a stop.

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: "Officers spotted what was suspected to be a stolen vehicle with cloned plates in Preston early this morning.

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"A short pursuit followed during which the police vehicle was rammed causing minor damage.

"Officers used a stinger to stop the car.

"Two males were arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft and other offences."