A suspected drink driver has been arrested in west Belfast after a police automobile was rammed on Sunday morning.
Police mentioned the 27-year-old man was detained after a automobile on the Springfield Street didn’t cease for officers round 10.30am.
Inspector Adair mentioned police following the automobile into the Iris Grove space, the place a rear passenger exited the automobile on foot, leaving the door open.
“The motive force subsequently reversed, and the open door struck the police automobile, inflicting minor injury.”
No accidents had been reported and the motive force was arrested on suspicion of quite a few offences, together with driving while unfit by means of drink or medicine, aggravated automobile taking, driving while unqualified and having no insurance coverage,
He has since been launched on bail to return for additional questioning at a later date.
Inspector Adair added: “Our enquiries are persevering with. Anybody who could have witnessed the incident, or has any data which might help, particularly to determine a second one who made off from the automobile, is requested to contact 101.