Car-jacker rams police vehicle before fleeing scene in Tipton

By Jamie Brassington | Coseley | Crime | Published: | Last Updated:

A car-jacker was on the run after he rammed a police car with a stolen vehicle in Tipton, say officers.

Central Drive, Coseley, where the car was initially taken by force. Picture: Google

The car-jacking took place in Central Drive, Coseley, on Sunday evening where a man was forced from his Ford Kuga by another man.

The culprit then drove off before colliding with the police vehicle. No-one was hurt in the incident but the driver fled the scene in the Kuga.

A West Midlands Police spokesman said: "We’re investigating after a vehicle was stolen from Coseley and then rammed into a police car on Sunday.

"We were called after a man was forced from his Ford Kuga during a carjacking in Central Drive, Coseley, at around 8pm.

"The robber made off in the vehicle before he collided with a police car in Tipton. No-one was hurt and the man fled in the Kuga."

Enquiries are ongoing and anyone with information can contact West Midlands Police via Live Chat or by calling 101. Quote crime reference number 20DY/93241Z/20.

Jamie Brassington

By Jamie Brassington
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