Wanted man runs into stranger’s house in Doncaster and threatens to stab occupants with needle

A wanted man fleeing police ran into a stranger’s house in South Yorkshire and threatened to stab the terrified occupants with a needle.

He also threatened to stab police officers with a syringe after they chased him through a Doncaster park yesterday evening.

Oak Road, in Mexborough, where the man was eventually arrested (pic: Google)

Oak Road, in Mexborough, where the man was eventually arrested (pic: Google)

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Police said officers had pursued the man across Schofield Park, in Mexborough, and onto Oak Close, where he initially threatened an officer with a needle.

He then ran into a stranger’s house through the open rear door, and threatened to stab the stunned occupants before issuing the same threat to two more police officers.

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The man, who was wanted on recall to prison, was eventually arrested on Oak Road on suspicion of affray and burglary.