WATCH: Danger driver locked up after 100mph police chase across the West Midlands

A dangerous driver who reached speeds of 100mph during a police chase across the West Midlands has been locked up.

Video footage shows Patrick Connors leading West Midlands Police on a chase around the streets of the region
Video footage shows Patrick Connors leading West Midlands Police on a chase around the streets of the region

The chase started in Walsall after Patrick Connors was spotted by police driving a stolen BMW 5 series with false number plates.

The 23-year-old failed to stop for officers and continued to drive towards Perry Barr at speeds of up to 100mph. The police helicopter was also tracking him.

He was captured in helicopter footage weaving in and out of traffic at speed.

Police used a stinger to deflate the tyres on the vehicle, which finally stopped in Birchfield Road.

Connors ran off but officers caught him nearby.

WATCH the video here:

On September 1, Connors, of Hampstead Road, in Handsworth, pleaded guilty to dangerous driving and failing to stop for police over the chase which happened on January 5.

He was sentenced to nine months in prison and disqualified from driving for two years and five months.

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