Mansfield men arrested after police spot stolen car in Derbyshire

Police have arrested two teenagers from Mansfield after following a suspected stolen car while on patrol in Derbyshire.

Wednesday, 9th June 2021, 4:52 pm

Officers were driving along the A615 towards Matlock at around 5pm on Tuesday (June 8) when they spotted a ‘suspicious looking’ black Audi A1.

They followed the vehicle and were joined by other units in the pursuit before the car was later found abandoned on Jackson Road in Matlock.

Subsequent checks showed the car was registered to a house in the Greater Manchester area and that it had been reported as stolen.

Two Mansfield men were arrested in Derbyshire after a police pursuit.

A spokesperson for Derbyshire Constabulary said: “Two 19-year-old men from Mansfield were arrested nearby on suspicion of failing to stop for police and burglary.

“They have been questioned and released under investigation while inquiries continue. The Audi has been recovered and our colleagues at Greater Manchester Police have been informed.”

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