Huge convoy of police cars captured on CCTV during dramatic street chase in Doncaster

A convoy of at least nine police cars was captured on a CCTV camera in Doncaster during a pursuit in the the town.

Thursday, 12th December 2019, 10:23 am
Updated Monday, 16th December 2019, 11:34 am

A Balby resident whose camera captured the police chase on Springwell Lane at 3.45am yesterday has shared a section of footage online showing nine cars travelling in convoy with their blue lights flashing.

Eight were marked police cars and one was an unmarked police vehicle.

The woman said: “Four cars had already sped past before this lot.

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A convoy of police cars involved in a police chase was captured on a CCTV camera in Doncaster

“I know weekends are terrible but never seen this many go past at once.”

Officers mounted a police chase when a car, which had been spotted speeding, failed to stop for officers in the Dryden Road area of Balby at 3.30am yesterday.

The police pursuit ended in Edlington, where a 20-year-old suspected drug dealer was arrested.

South Yorkshire Police said: “A vehicle reportedly failed to stop for police after it was seen driving at speed in the Dryden Road area of Balby, Doncaster.

“A number of police cars engaged in a pursuit of the vehicle, believed to be a Seat Ibiza, which travelled into the Edlington area, where it stopped.

“A 20-year-old Doncaster man was arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply. He is currently in police custody.

“Nobody was injured during the incident.

“It is understood that two police vehicles sustained minor damage.”

Anyone with information about the incident should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.