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Three arrests as performance car and stolen items recovered in York

North Yorkshire Police, News

A teenager is in custody after North Yorkshire Police pursued a car that was stolen in a burglary in York today.

The keys to other vehicles, cash and jewellery was also stolen during the 2-in-1 burglary – when thieves break into a house so they can steal car keys.

The officer tracked down a high-performance Mercedes that was stolen soon after 4am this morning.

The driver failed to stop, reaching speeds of well over 100mph.

The police deployed a stinger to puncture its tyres near Knaresborough, with support from the NPAS police helicopter.

The vehicle crashed on a roundabout and an 18-year-old man from the Hull area was detained and taken into custody, where he remains.

The investigation is continues today.

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