Man Arrested and Stolen Ruddington Car Recovered

A man has been arrested after police spotted and followed a car which was suspected of being stolen. Officers from Nottinghamshire Police’s operational support unit noticed that a Vauxhall Astra, which was travelling in the Clifton area during the early hours of yesterday (Saturday 1 October 2022), was displaying false number plates. The driver then tried to evade police and failed to stop. A short time later the car came to a halt in Village Road and a man was detained. Police checks revealed the vehicle had been stolen from Ruddington in August.…

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Trio Arrested Following Ruddington Van Theft

Three suspected thieves have been caught, and two stolen vehicles recovered, after what Nottinghamshire Police are calling “fantastic police teamwork”. Members of the force’s city knife crime team were said to be on proactive patrol when they were alerted to a report of a van stolen from an address here in Ruddington. Searches were carried out after the van was later spotted in the Broxtowe Estate area of Nottingham. Officers found the van parked in Deepdene Close and started looking for suspects who ran off. A police dog and handler aided in…

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Two Car Crash Closes Kirk Lane

A police pursuit through Ruddington this morning ended up in a two car collision in our village centre. It’s understood officers spotted a vehicle which was being driven suspiciously through the Lenton area and began tailing it as it approached Ruddington. Police say it then sped away from them and collided with another vehicle as it was being driven at some speed along Kirk Lane. Both cars suffered substantial damage during the incident, and emergency services were called to the scene. Eye-witnesses say that the driver of the first car was detained,…

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Police Car Rammed During Ruddington Pursuit

There were dramatic scenes in Ruddington last night when a police chase ended up in a village centre cul-de-sac. An eye witness reported to RUDDINGTON.info that an unmarked police car followed a vehicle into St Peter’s Crescent, but the driver didn’t realise it was a dead end. Nottinghamshire Police have confirmed that a vehicle was followed into Shaw Street before the driver stopped, got out and spoke to the officer.  However, he then got back into the vehicle, rammed into the police car and sped off. The officer wasn’t injured…

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Suspected Thief Caught on Camera

Yesterday RUDDINGTON.info reported the latest Rushcliffe Police crime figures for our village – which indicated a high number of thefts of, and from, vehicles in Ruddington in late January. This is a trend which officers say has continued into February. Local police posted this new warning on their Facebook page: “Sadly Ruddington has been targeted again for thefts from motor vehicles over the weekend period, we as the police are keen to catch the culprit for this and will be completing patrols accordingly. The streets targeted this time are Woodhouse Gardens, Martin Crescent,…

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