Stolen car rammed police during Leeds to Wakefield pursuit

The vehicles after the pursuit drew to a close in Cross Lane in Wakefield.

The vehicles after the pursuit drew to a close in Cross Lane in Wakefield.

A stolen car rammed police vehicles during a pursuit from Leeds to Wakefield.

The silver Mini Cooper travelled along the M621 with police on its tail after it failed to stop in Leeds on Saturday afternoon.

It had been reported as stolen the previous evening.

Police were able to box the car in on Cross Lane in the Thornes area of Wakefield.

The driver jumped out and tried to run off, but was caught and remanded in custody.

The force's road policing unit said the Mini had rammed police vehicles before being forced to stop.

The silver mini rammed police cars during the pursuit from Leeds to Wakefield.

The silver mini rammed police cars during the pursuit from Leeds to Wakefield.

A 17-year-old boy was charged with two offences of theft of a motor vehicle, failing to stop for police, dangerous driving, possession of an offensive weapon and various document offences.

The scene as the police pursuit drew to a close in Wakefield.

The scene as the police pursuit drew to a close in Wakefield.

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