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Man charged with 13 crimes following pursuit on A38

A man has been charged with 13 crimes following a pursuit with police on the A38 in Derbyshire

Officers tried to stop a BMW on the southbound carriageway near Pinxton at noon on Thursday, 5 September, believing it to have been stolen.

It was stopped near Coxbench after colliding with police cars.

Sunny Sumal (28), of Melton Avenue, Derby, has been charged with theft of a car, dangerous driving, two counts of driving while disqualified, two counts of using a car without insurance, criminal damage to police cars, criminal damage to the BMW, possessing cannabis with intent to supply, possessing a knife, a hammer, a stun gun and a disguised stun gun in public.

He appeared before magistrates in Derby on Saturday, 7 September and was remanded into custody. He is due to attend Derby Crown Court on October 4.

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