March 20, 2019 4.27 pm This story is over 33 months old

Helicopter search after ‘suspicious’ van hits police vehicle

The van fled the scene

A police helicopter is searching for a vehicle and its occupants after a suspected hit in run with a police car in Boston this afternoon.

Lincolnshire Police said a vehicle was seen in “suspicious circumstances” in the Boston area at around 2pm on Wednesday, March 20.

A blue Ford Transit van failed to stop for officers. It then collided with a police vehicle on Argyle Street.

A National Police Air Service helicopter was requested to assist the county’s force in searching for the vehicle and its occupants.

The investigation continues.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting incident 227 of March 20.

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