Two men charged after police car chase saw officers injured

Two men will appear in court after police officers were injured in a car chase.

Sunday, 24th December 2017, 9:58 am
Updated Sunday, 24th December 2017, 10:05 am
The police car which was involved in the incident.

The pair have been charged after police pursued a Ford Focus on Friday on the southbound carriageway of the A19 near to the A66 turn off at 7.40pm.

The vehicle had allegedly been involved in a robbery in Berkley Drive, Guisborough.

The driver of the vehicle failed to stop and deliberately rammed a police car causing it to veer into the safety barriers.

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The two officers in the police car were taken to James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough for treatment but have since been released.

The 27-year-old driver of the Focus from Middlesbrough has been charged with dangerous driving, driving whilst disqualified, driving without a licence and robbery.

The 25-year-old passenger, also from Middlesbrough, has been charged with robbery.

Both will appear at Teesside Magistrates Court on Boxing Day.