A MAN shot at police yesterday as they tried to pull over a car in Worcester.

A police car was shot at off Blackpole Road while trying to pull over a car that failed to stop at around noon.

The car then collided with three other cars and metal railings while trying to evade the police.

- Have any arrests been made?

It is believed police arrested one man outside McDonalds, another in a nearby car park outside the Wolseley bathroom showroom and it is not known where the other man was arrested. Police would not confirm where the men were arrested.

A police spokesman said: "Three men have been detained after it’s believed a shot was fired at a police car.

- Has anyone been injured?

Chief Inspector Gareth Morgan said: “Thankfully no one has been injured but this is obviously a very shocking incident for the local community and the officers involved. Firstly I’d like to reassure the public that there is not believed to be any threat to the public.

- Police conducted a thorough search of the area

Callum Kirman, 18, said: "I heard that staff at Mcdonalds found ammo casings in the toilet, so the police locked down the restaurant and searched the toilets."

Armed police also searched Lidl and the Blackpole Inn on the Blackpole Road

- Who turned up at the scene?

Two ambulances were at the scene and a helicopter was also being used. Police sealed the area off.

-How did residents react?

Andrew Christian-Brookes, 64, said: "I heard the most horrific bang. A car had crashed into another car after going around a pedestrian relief point on the wrong side of the road.

Gary Hewitt, 58, said: "I was sitting at home watching the telly when I heard I skid and what sounded like a bomb going off!"

Marina Austin, 57, said: "I was just trying to catch the bus, I am shocked. This is a nice area, you don't expect things like this to happen!"

-What is the latest from West Mercia Police?

Police investigating the incident are asking the public if they have any dash cam footage.

Chief Inspector Gareth Morgan said: “At around 12noon yesterday [Tuesday March 10] a dark blue Volvo XC70 estate failed to stop for officers.

"As a result there was a short pursuit along the A449 and onto the Blackpole Road before the Volvo collided with two stationary cars.

“As part of the investigation we’re eager to hear from anyone that was travelling along this route yesterday lunchtime that may have dash cam footage of the incident or who was in the area when the vehicle came to a stop.

“Let us know if you have footage or information by calling 101 and quoting incident number 257s of March 10.

"You can also give details without giving your name by calling the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or by visiting their website."

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