Police are appealing for witnesses or dashcam footage following an incident in Oswestry on Friday morning.

At 8.10am, a van was reported to police as stolen from outside a property on Gittin Street.

The vehicle was then in collision with an unmarked police vehicle on the A5, causing minor damage. There were no reported injuries.

Shortly afterwards, the van was located and recovered by officers on Garden View.

A 30-year-old man from Shropshire was arrested nearby on suspicion of aggravated theft of a motor vehicle, failing to stop for police and dangerous driving. He is currently in police custody.

As part of the investigation, a police helicopter (NPAS) and police dog handlers were in attendance in the area.

PC Jason Tierney, based at Oswesty Police Station, said: "I'd like to thank the public for the multiple calls and assistance we received this morning in relation to this incident, which consequently helped us to locate the van.

"An arrest has now been made and an investigation is ongoing. We would ask anyone who witnessed the incident, or who may have any dashcam footage of the van, to please come forward.

"If you have any information, please call West Mercia Police on 101 quoting incident number 97s of 9 March 2018."