Arrests after stolen car stopped in police sting
A police pursuit involving a stolen car in Colchester ended in two people being arrested.
Essex Police’s Roads Policing Unit stopped the white Volkswagen Golf in a sting, which also reportedly involved the constabulary’s dog section.
Officers later Tweeted a photograph showing the VW Golf - which they said had been stolen from the Kent Police area - having apparently been involved in a collision with another vehicle, with the passenger front door wide open.
Tweeting about the incident on Friday, February 15, the Essex Roads Policing Unit team said: “Following a pursuit in Colchester involving RPU and @EPDogSection this vehicle was successfully stung by officers from @EP_GTRET and two suspects detained.
“The vehicle was stolen from @kentpoliceroads area and had been involved in other serious offences in Essex.”
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