Man arrested for assault after police chase ends in Dewsbury car smash

A dramatic car chase through Dewsbury ended after a runaway suspect crashed his car at a busy junction yesterday morning.

Monday, 4th March 2019, 11:34 am
Updated Monday, 4th March 2019, 11:57 am
A man was arrested after an RTC on Heckmondwike Road in Dewsbury. Credit: Nicola Joyce.

The 31-year-old man had been chased down School Lane when he collided with 'street furniture' at the junction of Heckmondwike Road.

A police spokesperson said: "Officers attempted to stop a vehicle at 10.12am on Sunday 3 March. A short time later the vehicle was in collision with some street furniture on Heckmondwike Road, Dewsbury.

"A 31-year-old male was arrested on suspicion of theft of motor vehicle, dangerous driving and assault.

School Lane, Dewsbury.

"He was released under investigation."