A BMW driver crashed into four vehicles and fled the scene following a police chase in the city centre.

Officers pursued the motorist after he failed to stop on Wednesday (January 11).

They followed the vehicle to Rouen Road but were forced to stop the chase in the interest of public safety.

It happened at about 12.32pm. 

The BMW then continued to Rose Lane and on to Riverside Road, in the direction of Ketts Hill, where it crashed with four vehicles before the driver fled the scene towards Gas Hill.

He later abandoned the vehicle in St Leonard's Road.

No injuries were reported. 

A man aged in his 30s has since been arrested in connection with the incident and was taken to Wymondham Police Station for questioning, where he remains.