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Masked thugs ram police car and smash windscreen with rocks during frantic road chase
Dramatic footage shows the crooks trying to escape and all four men involved have now been jailed.In the initial stages of the pursuit, two of the men jumped out the car to hurl bricks at the police vehicle.
Dramatic dash cam footage shows burglars throwing rocks at a police car and then ramming it during a chase which left a police officer needing hospital treatment.
On April 2, PC Emma Birrell was asked to look out for a silver Audi which was thought to be linked to a recent burglary.
She saw the Audi parked on the B5125 in Northop Hall shortly before 3pm and followed it through the village.
The car stopped on Stamford Way and two men wearing balaclavas got out and threw rocks at the officer's windscreen before driving off.
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In the subsequent chase, the car reached speeds of up to 80mph on Aston Hill and through, narrowly missing oncoming vehicles before a tyre came off.
PC Birrell stopped behind the vehicle and, as she tried to get out, it reversed into her at speed, ramming the front of the patrol car.
She was taken to hospital but was not seriously injured and the occupants were arrested moments later. Anwas also injured while arresting the gang.
PC Birrell has since received a commendation for her actions.
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Getaway driver Adam Purcell, 30, of Priestfield Road, Ellesmere Port, admitted dangerous driving, burglary at Northop Hall, and attempted burglary at Hawarden.
AtCrown Court today, he was jailed for three and a half years, and a two-year ban with an extended test will start after his time in prison.
Three other men also pleaded guilty to burglary at Northop Hall and attempted burglary at.
Thomas Berry, 27, of Tanyfron,, was jailed for 20 months, Michael Doran, 26, of a caravan site at Kettering, was jailed for 20 months, and Patrick Doran, 33, of Ruthin Road caravan site at Wrexham, was locked up for three years.
The court heard that, on April 2, they had travelled as a gang to break into homes, and cash and jewellery were stolen from a man of 92.
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On the same day, they were disturbed by a neighbour in a burglary attempt at another home.
Prosecuting barrister John Philpotts said an Audi car had pulled up on the driveway of a house at Hawarden.
Four men had covered their faces with clothing but police were alerted and a padlock to a side gate was found to have been damaged.
Following the sentencing, temporary chief inspector Dave Cust ofsaid: "Other officers were making their way towards the incident and PC Birrell, despite not knowing the danger she faced, continued to pursue the car whilst single-crewed.
"This was a frightening incident for her and she displayed courage, tenacity and commitment to duty in order to apprehend the males involved.
"This was an appalling act of dangerous driving and it was only by good fortune no one was injured."
Mark Jones, general secretary of the North Wales Police Federation, said: "The Police Federation passionately campaigns for tougher sentences on those who choose to attack emergency service workers, so it is only proper that those convicted end up behind bars."
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