No operator of a motor vehicle who has received a visual and audible signal, a red light and a siren from a police officer driving a motor vehicle, showing the same to be an official police, sheriff or highway patrol or state game ranger car directing the operator to bring his vehicle to a stop, shall wilfully increase his speed or extinguish his lights to elude or attempt to elude such police officer, or attempt in any other manner to elude the police officer. (1992 Code § 10-609; amd. 2006 Code)