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[23 NOV 00] CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Man Arrested After Rooftop Chase

A man was in custody awaiting interview today after a rooftop chase through Nuneaton finally ended in his arrest.

A Mazda car was spotted turning the wrong way into Church Street at 4.44pm yesterday on CCTV cameras. As it drove up the street it was involved in a collision.

The driver then got out and ran away and climbed up on the roof of tax office.

Police officers gave chase, but the suspect jumped down 15ft to the ground and made off.

Investigations continued and a man was later arrested at Nuneaton railway station and charged with the theft of a motor vehicle.

The man, aged 25, from Birmingham, was treated for an injury to one of his feet, and was due to be interviewed by officers today.

  

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CWN / Crimes, Fires & Accidents / 23 Nov 00
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