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Two people arrested following pursuit for a number of offences including theft of motor vehicle.

Vehicle crime, Bulkington and Bedworth in Warwickshire.

  • Incident number: 22/18/12/18
  • Date: 18/12/2018
  • Sender: 978
  • Business area name: Bulkington and Bedworth

A male and a female were arrested in a stolen vehicle in Bedworth by Officers last night.  Officers tried to stop the vehicle in Bulkington, however the driver rammed the police vehicle and made off at speed.  A pursuit ensued involving several police vehicles and the police helicopter.  The pursuit came to an end after a stinger was deployed and the stolen vehicle crashed on Bedworth Lane in Bedworth.  The two occupants of the vehicle were arrested by officers for a number of offences.

Warwickshire has seen a increase in vehicle thefts over recent months and we are deploying a wide range of tactics to apprehend the offenders behind these offences.  We have had some significant successes and this is just the latest of several arrests linked to vehicle crime in recent weeks.

Both suspects remain in custody at this time.  Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting incident 22 of 18 December.  Or you can give information anonymously by calling the charity Crimestoppers  on 0800 555 111 or visit their website www.crimestoppers-uk.org