West Midlands Police (Traffic) has released some dashcam footage of the moment when officers successfully deployed a stinger device on a fleeing vehicle.
In the footage below, an officer can be seen crouching next to some street furniture as he waits for the fleeing vehicle.
After a few moments, the stinger is deployed by the officer just as the fleeing vehicle races by.
A Roads Policing Unit then immediately takes up the primary position behind the fleeing vehicle.
Realising that his tyres are slowing deflating, the fleeing driving then comes to a stop without further incident.
The vehicle was ‘stung’ just as it left the M6 motorway.
The driver was arrested by officers from the Central Motorway Police Group only moments later.
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