Limassol police on Sunday evening arrested a 37-year-old driver for various traffic violations and being in possession of a knife, they said.
A police officer noticed the man failed to halt at a stop sign and signalled for him to pull over.
The driver, who had a 42-year-old woman as a passenger, did not comply and sped away, committing a number of traffic violations, police said.
Before the car was finally immobilised it collided with a parked vehicle.
In the car police found a knife with a 14-centimetre-long blade.
The woman was issued a fine for violating the decree on restricted movement while the driver was arrested.