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Teenager arrested and charged and suspected stolen car recovered following pursuit in Birkenhead

We can confirm that a teenager has been arrested and charged and a suspected stolen vehicle recovered following an incident in Birkenhead last Friday, 4 January.

At around 11.40am, a call was received reporting a Mercedes being stolen from an address in Prenton.

The car was sighted at around 1.15pm driving dangerously in the area and it was pursued before being abandoned in Borough Road, Birkenhead. Officers pursued the occupants on foot with the assistance of the National Police Air Support (NPAS) helicopter and a man was detained on Conway Street.

A 16-year-old boy from Birkenhead was arrested and has been charged with aggravated vehicle taking; driving whilst disqualified and driving without insurance. He was remanded on bail to appear today (Tuesday 8 January) at Liverpool, Knowsley and St Helens Magistrates Court.

Anyone with information of who witnessed this incident is asked to contact @MerPolCC, call 101 with reference 19100004420 or you can contact @CrimestoppersUK anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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