POLICE have released a dramatic video of a pursuit in which a 4x4 attempted to ram a police vehicle.

Operations Patrol Unit has tweeted about the pursuit - that began in Ombersley - of two stolen vehicles in the early hours of this morning.

OPU Worcestershire tweeted: "A 4x4 tried to ram police vehicle then abandoned in the middle of the road to prevent officers getting to other vehicle.

"Other vehicle quickly found and pursued, meaning both stolen vehicles were recovered."

The video shows how the 4x4 stops, then reverses at speed. The officer driving in the dark has to react quickly to avoid a crash.

Meanwhile, OPU Worcestershire has also tweeted about another pursuit that took place between Worcester and Droitwich this morning.

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The tweet said: "C shift - pursuit with a 125cc motorcycle from Worcester into Droitwich.

"When it was eventually stopped it was identified as stolen from Bromsgrove. "The rider was also arrested for drug driving."