Police stop BMW-thief with gun shots

North Jutland police shot at the tires of a car thief last night in an attempt to make arrest

Police in northern Jutland were forced to use gun shots shortly before midnight last night in an attempt to stop a car thief.

The driver of the stolen black BMW X5 was reported to be in possession of a weapon shortly before the incident occurred.

No one was hurt during the episode, north Jutland police said in a statement.

“When we stopped the car, the driver reversed and hit a police car on the scene,” police reported.

“As a result of the threat, police fired shots at the tires of the stolen car. The thief then stopped the car and was arrested at the scene.”

The perpetrator is a 25-year-old man from Brande in central Jutland, where the car was initially stolen. He will be charged, amongst other things, with causing serious danger to life.





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