West Midlands Police (Traffic) have shared some dashcam footage of the moment when an armed robber tried to flee from specially trained pursuit officers.
During the pursuit, the driver of the black Astra drove through numerous red lights. He also drove on the wrong side of the road.
But it was not long before the National Police Air Service were overhead, as they caught the moment when the driver of the fleeing vehicle.
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