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Police left without drone unit after van driver ‘rammed’ police car in Preston

Posted on - 9th June, 2020 - 8:03am | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Crime, Larches, Preston News
Police car left damaged after being rammed by van driver Pic: LancsTacOps
Police car left damaged after being rammed by van driver Pic: LancsTacOps

Preston and Lancashire have been left without a drone unit after a police car was damaged by a van driver.

Lancashire Police’s tactical ops unit were travelling along Blackpool Road in Preston on Monday (June 8) evening.

Police state a red van was seen driving dangerously.

The van driver failed to stop and ‘rammed the police’ before making off.

https://twitter.com/LancsTacOps/status/1270094512870883329

Police said the driver ‘failed miserably’ at running away and was arrested.

LancsTacOps said: “Only drone in the county now offline.”

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