23/07/2018

Two Men Arrested Following Police Pursuit In North Belfast

Two men have been arrested in connection with a police pursuit in North Belfast.

It is understood that the police pursuit began late on Saturday, 21 July following reports that a vehicle had been involved in a theft at a shop on the Oldpark Road.

The suspect vehicle was spotted by police just before midnight in the Ardoyne area and a pursuit began.

Police pursued the vehicle from the area towards the west of the city. A stinger was used to stop the vehicle on the Whitehall Road and two men were detained.
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One of the men has been arrested for multiple driving offences and on suspicion of the theft. The second man was arrested on suspicion of the theft and for failing to appear at court.

(MH/LM)

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