Greater Manchester Police confirmed that a silver Vauxhall Insignia was reported stolen to police shortly before 7.30pm on Monday 19th August.
The owner of the Insignia was threatened before he tried to stop the robbery himself by holding on to his vehicle as it was driven away.
During the incident, the owner sustained minor injuries and was admitted to hospital.
A police spokesperson confirmed that the owner of the car has since been discharged from hospital.
GMP officers tracked the stolen car and located it shortly after it was taken.
During a short pursuit, the thieves in the Insignia rammed a police car as well as several other vehicles.
Specially trained pursuit officers were able to bring to pursuit to a stop at which point a male was arrested.
Greater Manchester Police confirmed that a 45-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of robbery and dangerous driving.
He remains in police custody for questioning.
Image credit: Greater Manchester Police
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