South Yorkshire Police have released some dashcam footage of a pursuit in January 2021 after officers attempted to stop a male concerning an allegation of threats to kill a police officer.
Specially trained Roads Policing Unit officers attempted to stop 22-year-old Mitchell Kemp, of Victoria Road, Rotherham, on the M18 motorway.
But Kemp floored it and led officers on a pursuit. At one point during the pursuit, Kemp undertook lorries via the hard shoulder at speeds of 125 mph.
However, it was not long before Kemp, with the assistance of the National Police Air Service, was caught.
Full story in the video below:
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