Driver hurt as cars chase each other round York shopping centre

The cars went round this Monks Cross roundabout between Sainsbury and Asda several times. Photograph © Google Street View
22 Jul 2019 @ 4.47 pm
| Crime, News

One motorist was hurt in an altercation which led to a ‘race and chase’ around a York shopping centre.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident which happened in the Hopgrove area by the overpass, in the direction of the Toby Carvery restaurant at 2.20pm on Saturday, 14 July.

It involved a red Land Rover and a grey Volvo XC60.

Following the incident, both vehicles drove to Monks Cross and around the Asda-Sainsbury’s roundabout multiple times before separating.

Seeking witnesses

Both vehicles have been identified and drivers have been spoken to. North Yorkshire Police is requesting any witnesses to come forward to help the investigation.

The driver of one of the vehicles was left with bruising and deep grazes to his right foot.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said:

  • We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

    In particular, we are appealing for information about the actions of both parties involved, in regards to any verbal or physical interaction and vehicle movements.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police.

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Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Ben Hepworth
Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
Email Ben Hepworth here
Quote reference number 12190127514