Police Appeal For Witnesses After Police Vehicle Hit By Fleeing Driver

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following an incident in which a car failed to stop for officers in Banbury (Thames Valley Police).

At around 12.20pm on Monday (10/6) officers attempted to stop a car on Southam Road.

The driver failed to pull over and drove off in the direction of Beaumont Road, where the vehicle was involved in a collision with another police car.

The driver then ran off in the direction of the play park.

Thames Valley Police confirmed that no one was injured as a result of the incident.

Investigating officer, PC James Hopkin, based at Banbury police station, said:

“I am appealing for anyone who witnessed this incident or who may have information about what happened to please come forward.

“I would also urge anyone who was in the area at the time to check dash-cam footage in case it captured the incident.

“Anyone with information can call police on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 43190174643 or make a report online.

“Alternatively you can make a report anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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