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CAR CHASE: Police appeal for help in tracking Hemel Hempstead vehicle thieves

 Published on: 13th October 2022   |   By: News Bulletin   |   Category: Uncategorized

Police are appealing for witnesses, information and video footage following an incident in Hemel Hempstead yesterday, Wednesday, October 12.

At around 3.20pm, officers spotted a dark blue Citroen Picasso in Warners End, which had been reported as stolen.

The vehicle stopped on Long Chaulden, at the Boxted Road junction, and attempts were made to arrest the driver. Despite efforts to stop the vehicle then moving on, it was driven away from the scene.

A search of the area, including the use of the police helicopter, resulted in the vehicle being found abandoned on Pipit Walk.

Enquires are continuing to locate the driver. No injuries were reported during the incident.

Any witnesses or anyone with information or dash cam footage, including of the Citroen prior to the incident, are urged to contact police.

The incident was filmed by pedestrians nearby, with one video gaining over 14,000 views on social media platform TikTok.

Information can be reported online at the Hertfordshire Constabulary website, speak to an operator in the Force Communications Room via the online web chat or by calling the non-emergency number 101, quoting ISR of 439 of 12 October.

Alternatively, you can stay 100% anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their untraceable online form.

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