Dramatic high-speed chase ends with police ramming narco drug smugglers in Spain

Police boat and helicopter were deployed by Spanish police to chase boat piloted by suspected drug smugglers

Wednesday 26 December 2018 17:11
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Spanish police in high-speed boat chase before landing helicopter on Costa del Sol beach

Dramatic video shows Spanish police in a high-speed chase with suspected drug smugglers off Spain's Costa Del Sol.

In the footage, posted on the Unified Association of Civil Guards Facebook page, Spanish Civil Guards can be seen using both a helicopter and a speed boat to intercept the boat at Sabinillas beach in Malaga.

The video shows the boats both reaching high speeds before the police vessel appears to deliberately ram the boat containing the suspects.

Towards the end of the video, the police helicopter can be seen landing on the beach as the suspected smugglers still try to make their escape.

Three people, including two Moroccans and a Spanish national have been arrested.

The group was detained on land after their high-powered vessel was rammed by the Civil Guard during the pursuit. It has been reported that a fourth man was arrested whilst waiting in an apparent getaway car.

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