Man on e-scooter ‘smashes up cars with hammer’ Leave a comment

Police were called out after a man was seen smashing cars with a hammer before fleeing on an electric scooter.

The incident took place in Wilson Way, Goldenhill at 6.40pm on Saturday.

Officers later arrested a 26-year-old man in connection with the incident.

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The male sustained minor injuries – understood to be a bite from a police dog involved in the arrest – and he was initially brought to the Royal Stoke University Hospital for treatment, before being taken into custody.

A spokesman for Staffordshire Police said: “We received a call at 6.40pm, reporting a male damaging cars with a hammer in Wilson Way, Goldenhill. The male had made off on an electric scooter.

“Police later detained a 26-year-old white male, who sustained injuries and was taken to A&E. Inquiries are ongoing.”

Staffordshire Police’s dogs and ARV team later tweeted that PD Tiger had been involved in the arrest.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Staffordshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 612 of June 26. Altenatively, witnesses can call CrimeStoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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