Two males have been arrested by officers from West Midlands Police for failing to stop for the police and for causing damage to several vehicles in Birmingham.
A red VW Golf was spotted on the Bristol Road just after 11.30 am yesterday (21 Feb) after being involved in a road rage incident in Selly Oak where the suspects used various weapons to damage cars.
The car failed to stop for police and was initially pursued, but specially trained pursuit drivers abandoned the pursuit after the Golf travelled the wrong way down a dual carriageway.
Officers received additional information from members of the public confirming that more cars were damaged as the passenger struck them with a baseball bat as they travelled along Mary Vale Road.
The red Golf GTi was spotted two hours later on Golden Hillock Road. Officers indicated for it to stop, but it failed to do so.
The car continued to be driven dangerously and crashed into street furniture after the driver lost control.
The two occupants attempted to make off on foot but were detained by officers, who also found weapons, including a bat and a shovel, in the car.
The males, aged 24 and 27, remain in custody on suspicion of dangerous driving, criminal damage, failing to stop for police, disqualified driving and possession of offensive weapons.
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