25/07/2014

Police Officers Injured In Chase

Four police officers have been injured following a police chase in County L'Derry.

A Nissan Juke car was stolen in the Racecourse area on Thursday night and made off towards the Glenshane Pass.

Police chased the car after they discovered it on the Fallaghloon Road in Maghera, and it resulted in both vehicles crashing into one another.

A man from the stolen car ran away, however police arrested him a short time later.

He has been arrested on suspicion of burglary, aggravated taking and driving away, dangerous driving, driving whilst unfit, failing to stop and remain at the scene of an accident.

The police officers received minor injuries.

(CD/JP)

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