Man arrested after car rammed into ice cream van at beachfront Seaham car park

A man has been arrested after a car rammed into an ice cream van at a Seaham car park.

Wednesday, 12th May 2021, 1:45 pm

A video circulating on social media shows a car reversing and slamming into one of three ice cream vans parked at Vane Tempest car park, in Seaham, on Sunday, May 9.

Durham Constabulary has confirmed that a 29-year-old man was arrested in Sunderland in connection with the incident a short time later.

The man has since been released under investigation while inquiries into the incident continue.

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Man arrested after car rammed into ice cream van at Vane Tempest Beach car park in Seaham
Man arrested after car rammed into ice cream van at Vane Tempest Beach car park in Seaham

A spokeswoman for Durham Constabulary said: “Police were called on Sunday, May 9 to reports of a car ramming an ice cream van in Vane Tempest car park, in Seaham.

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“The car drove off after the incident, which happened at around 1.25pm.

“A 29-year-old man was arrested in Sunderland in connection with the incident a short time later. He was interviewed by officers and has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.”

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