Three arrested after stolen car rams police cars

Police cars in Murrow were rammed by a driver in a suspected stolen vehicle

Police cars in Murrow were rammed by a driver in a suspected stolen vehicle on Wednesday. . - Credit: Terry Harris

Two men from Murrow and a third from Peterborough have been charged after a stolen car rammed into police cars, injuring four officers.  

Cambridgeshire Police said of the four officers that “thankfully” their injuries were only minor.  

The three men arrested at the scene in Murrow where the incident occurred have been remanded in custody.  

Peter Luke Amos Smith, 40, of Frederick Drive, Peterborough was charged with the theft of a car and burglary. 

Joseph Thomas Upton, 48 of Murrow Lane, Murrow, was charged with burglary dwelling and theft, aggravated vehicle taking and vehicle damage and driving a motor vehicle dangerously. 

Joseph Daniel Upton, 21 of Murrow Lane, Murrow, was charged with the theft of a car, driving a car dangerously and burglary.

Police cars in Murrow were rammed by a driver in a suspected stolen vehicle

Police cars in Murrow were rammed by a driver in a suspected stolen vehicle on Wednesday. . - Credit: Terry Harris

A spokesperson for Lincs Police said the hunt for the three suspects had begun following a burglary on February 9 in Uppingham, where a black E Class Mercedes was stolen. 

Police cars in Murrow were rammed by a driver in a suspected stolen vehicle

Police cars in Murrow were rammed by a driver in a suspected stolen vehicle on Wednesday. - Credit: Terry Harris

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“Officers later located the vehicle at Murrow but it had failed to stop for officers.