TRAFFIC police have released a dramatic video of a pursuit through Walmersley Road, Bury, as a 42-year-old was jailed for five years for a string of offences including reverse ramming a police vehicle.

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Ejaz Mussarat, from London, was sentenced to five years in prison for dangerous driving, driving while disqualified and robbery.

The incident happened last summer where the owner had been dragged down the street by his own car in the robbery. Fortunately they only suffered minor injuries, say police.

The video shows him speeding through the area reaching high speeds in a stolen car.

Police say Mussarat stolen a Vauxhall on August 19 last year,before being detained after a pursuit in which a police vehicle was delibrately hit.

Officers said he used the stolen vehicle to reverse ram the police patrol.

Posting on Twitter, officers wrote: "Tactical contact was then used by police to disable the offenders vehicle and detain him."

They described the sentence as a 'good result'.