Three teenagers arrested after police recover stolen car

PUBLISHED: 08:22 01 September 2017 | UPDATED: 08:22 01 September 2017



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All three currently remain in custody

Three teenagers have been arrested after officers recovered a stolen car in Thanet.

In the early hours of Thursday morning, officers on patrol in Hereson Road, Ramsgate recovered a car suspected to be stolen earlier in the day.

Kent Police received a report of a burglary at a property in Park Lane, Birchington, where car keys had been stolen, and subsequently the car had also gone missing.

The car was seen travelling along Hereson Road by police, and was found abandoned a short while later.

A 15-year-old boy from Margate was arrested in the area on suspicion of burglary, theft of a motor vehicle and driving without insurance.

Following enquiries by officers a further two arrests were made, a 14-year-old boy from Ramsgate, and a 15-year-old boy were also arrested in connection with the burglary.

All three teenagers currently remain in custody while enquiries are ongoing.

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