Teenager arrested after officers recover stolen car
Main article content
A teenager has been arrested after officers recovered a car stolen from a driveway in Stoke-on-Trent, recently.
The red Jeep was taken near Lysander Road in Meir Park, on Wednesday 17 January, at around 6.30am. The owner had left the vehicle to defrost with the engine running.
Officers spotted the car on Stanton Road, in Meir, on Saturday 20 January, at around 10am. We followed it until two males got out and ran down Stanton Road.
Officers followed on foot and arrested a 15-year-old boy, from the Stoke-on-Trent area, on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle, dangerous driving and driving whilst unfit through drugs. He has been released on conditional police bail while our enquiries continue.
We are urging anyone in the area who may have CCTV, dashcam or doorbell camera footage to come forward. Please get in touch by calling 101, quoting incident 90 of 18 January, or by using our LiveChat function on our website.
Alternatively, you can contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.