A video (scroll down) has been shared on social media of the moment when a group of males in a car film themselves as they flee from the police in Stratford, east London.
In the 44 second video, uploaded by @thestreetblogs, a male driving an Audi can be seen driving dangerously as he tries to make off from the police.
The male filming pans his camera to the rear window of the car, where an unmarked police vehicle can be seen with its blues lights and sirens activated.
At one point, it would appear that the male driving the fleeing Audi tries to carry out a handbrake turn, but he ends up colliding with the street furniture, as indicated by the loud bang that can be heard from inside the car.
The driver of the Audi continues to try and make off from the police, overtaking members of the public on the wrong side of the road as he does so.
However, it isn’t long before the reckless driver loses control of the Audi, and he ends up coming to a stop after hitting some railings.
The footage then shows police talking to several males who were detained following the pursuit.
Meanwhile, elsewhere in London, the Met’s Territorial Support Group (TSG) conducted a road traffic stop in Harrow during the early hours of Friday morning (17th).
During the subsequent search of a vehicle, officers located a large knife, stab vest and a balaclava.
If you have a story you want to tell, or video you want to share, send it to Emergency Services News via firstname.lastname@example.org
Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter for more news, videos, blogs and stories: @ES_News_
Can you help Emergency Services News?
We when set our website up in November 2018, we had a straightforward mission: to bring our readers factual stories, which are free from negative bias but which are enriched with qualified experience.
Each member of our in-house team of writers has served in either the armed forces, emergency services or NHS.
This means that we can bring our readers not only the stories which matter but also stories without the negative spin.
But we cannot do this without your help. As ad revenue – the staple income of most publishers – continues to fluctuate, then we need the help of our supporters and readers more than ever.
Become a donor: You can make a one-off or reoccurring donation via Paypal. CLICK HERE to become a donor
We would like to thank you in advance for your continued support.
Before you go...
We need your help. As former emergency services & armed forces personnel, we pride ourselves on bringing you important, fast-moving and breaking news stories which are free from the negative bias which is often directed at the emergency services by some sections of the mainstream media.
One of the reasons we started 'Emergency Services News' was because we became tired of reading badly informed stories about the emergency services which seemed only ever to highlight negative aspects of the job.
We want to be the unheard voice of the remarkable men and women who serve in the emergency services, NHS and armed forces. And with around 500k page views each month, we are getting there!
As income from ads, the mainstay source of income for most publishers, continues to decline; we need the help of our readers.
And remember, if you have a service, product or job vacancy that you would like to promote to our large readership, then you can buy advertising space in our articles.
You can support emergency services news from as little as £1. It only takes a minute. Every contribution, however big or small, is vital for our future.
Please help us to continue to highlight the life-saving work of the emergency services, NHS and armed forces by becoming a supporter.