Car stolen and crashed into tree in grounds of University of Nottingham

Beeston Lane in the grounds of the University of Nottingham's University Park Campus (Picture: Google)

A car has been stolen and crashed into a tree in the grounds of the University of Nottingham’s University Park Campus on Beeston Lane.

At around 8.45pm on Tuesday (June 12), Nottinghamshire Police assisted Derbyshire Police in searching for a Vauxhall Astra bearing cloned number plates.

The vehicle is believed to have been stolen following a burglary in Beeston and then crashed at around 10.45pm following a police pursuit.

Two occupants, believed to be a man and a woman, fled on foot following the collision.

The male is white and of stocky build with short cropped hair; he was wearing a light grey t-shirt.

Police are appealing for any information and for witnesses to come forward by calling the force on 101 quoting incident number 887 of June 12.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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