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Man charged after police cars rammed in Salford

A man has been charged after several police cars were rammed in Salford.


Daniel Cowell (12/03/1993) of Mayan Avenue, Salford has been charged with the following:


Two counts of attempted section 18 assault

Two counts of dangerous driving

Two counts of aggravated vehicle taking

Failing to stop for officers

Possession of a class B drug


He appeared at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 19 October 2017 and was remanded into custody.


Shortly before 3.15am on Tuesday 5 September 2017, officers in an unmarked police car were patrolling Salford when they began pursuing a van, which then rammed into a patrol car.


On another occasion, on Wednesday 18 October 2017, a second police pursuit took place after several police cars were rammed and a man was arrested at the scene.

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