Police were called at 7.13pm on Monday 29 August 2016 to reports of a blue Citroen Saxo having collided with a set of railings outside the Taste of China takeaway on Knaresborough Road, Harrogate.
The driver was seen to leave the collision. Police later located the driver and the 26-year-old local man was arrested for:
- Theft of a motor vehicle
- Driver of a vehicle involved in an accident – failing to report an accident
- Driving a vehicle otherwise than in accordance with a licence
- Using a vehicle without third party insurance
- Failing to provide a specimen for analysis
He currently remains in police custody.