Motorist evades capture by driving over Doncaster farmland

A motorist drove off over Doncaster farmland to avoid capture by an off-duty police officer.

Monday, 20th March 2017, 12:05 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:22 am
A Land Rover was followed by an off-duty police officer
A Land Rover was followed by an off-duty police officer

Humberside Police said an off-duty officer started following a Land Rover, which was towing a trailer, along the M18 in the early hours of yesterday.

The Land Rover pulled into the M18 Services at Doncaster and then drove off over farmland.

A spokesman for Humberside Police said: "An off-duty officer was following a suspicious looking Land Rover pulling a trailer when it left the road over farmland at the M18 Services at 12.48am.

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"The vehicle has not been located since the incident."