Stolen car pursuit ended in Burnley

A car, stolen in Preston, was eventually stopped by police in Burnley.

Thursday, 27th July 2017, 12:16 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:51 pm
Police employed a stinger

The pursuit ended when officers deployed a stinger, puncturing three of the 4x4 car’s tyres, following the theft on Wednesday evening.The suspects continued for a short time before running off and attempting to hide, but were then quickly arrested.Police confirmed those arrested are also suspected of being involved in a separate burglary where alcohol was taken from a Spar shop.A spokesman said: “They will be spending time with us and interviewed in due course.“This is a high value car which would have been greatly missed by the owners.”