Man in court today over criminal damage, dangerous driving and offensive weapon charges after seven police cars closed the A1198 Papworth bypass

PUBLISHED: 11:17 07 March 2018 | UPDATED: 11:17 07 March 2018

Police at the scene of an incident on the A1198 at Papworth. Photo: BCH Road Policing

Police at the scene of an incident on the A1198 at Papworth. Photo: BCH Road Policing

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A man is to appear in court this morning (March 7) after an incident on the A1198 at Papworth bypass yesterday afternoon.

Police at the scene of an incident on the A1198 at PapworthPolice at the scene of an incident on the A1198 at Papworth

Michael Elmstrom, 34, of St Ives, has been charged with criminal damage, dangerous driving, failing to stop for police, possession of an offensive weapon and sending malicious communications.

He is to appear at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court this morning.

Yesterday (March 6) at least seven police cars closed off the Papworth bypass, surrounding a vehicle, as seen in pictures tweeted by BCH Road Policing.

A police spokesman said: “We were called at 7.40am today with reports of a domestic in St Ives.

“There has since been a police pursuit and a man was arrested on the A1198 Papworth bypass at about 3pm.

“The road has been closed while a vehicle is recovered.”

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