Stolen car with knife and drugs inside stopped using 'tactical contact'

A police vehicle was involved in a collision with a car on the A92 in Fife on Thursday night.

Stolen car with knife and drugs inside stopped using ‘tactical contact’ on A92 in Fife Police Scotland

Two people were arrested in Fife after police stopped a stolen car with a knife and drugs inside by using “tactical contact”.

A police car was involved in a pursuit of a white VW Golf on the A92 at around 9pm on Thursday after signalling the vehicle to stop.

Officers used “tactical contact” to stop the car, and found a “large knife and drugs” after a search was conducted.

Police confirmed that the driver, a 35-year-old man, was arrested in connection with theft and road traffic offences.

A knife and drugs were found in the car after a search.

The passenger, a 20-year-old man, was arrested in connection with being in possession of a weapon and drugs offences.

Both men will be reported to the Procurator Fiscal.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 9pm on Thursday, July 21, officers carrying out routine patrols on the A92 attempted to pull over a white VW Golf.

“The car failed to stop, a pursuit ensued and tactical contact was used to bring it to a safe conclusion with no injuries.”

“The driver of the car, a 35-year-old man, has been arrested in connection with theft and road traffic offences.

“The 20-year-old male passenger was arrested in connection with being in possession of an offensive weapon and drugs offences.

“Both will be reported to the Procurator Fiscal.”

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