Appeal after police car rammed in Crawley Down


Police are trying to trace a green Land Rover Discovery which rammed a marked police car near Crawley Down today (Wednesday, July 29).

Officers were travelling east on the A264 just after 3.30am early this morning when they spotted the vehicle speeding.

It failed to stop on request and continued along the B2028.

When it did stop, after the junction with Sunny Avenue, it reversed into the police car and mounted the bonnet, leaving the officers unable to continue the pursuit.

The Land Rover then drove off towards Crawley Down.

The driver is described as white, in his late teens or early twenties and was wearing a black hoodie.

His passenger is also a white man, of similar age and was wearing a grey hoodie with black piping on the sleeves.

Inspector Tara Gould said: “Fortunately no one was injured but we’re keen to trace the driver and his passenger. If you have any information please email or call 101 quoting serial 0028 of 29.”

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