Three teenagers arrested after police pursue stolen car in Bolton

Three teenagers have been arrested for a burglary in Lancashire following a police pursuit through the streets of Bolton.

Police have confirmed that the trio were chased by cops through the Halliwell area of Bolton yesterday evening (September 7) before being arrested.

The pursuit started on Thicketford Road, and came to an end on Olga Street.

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The two boys and a man ran off after abandoning the car but were then arrested.

“Following a burglary where a car was stolen in Adlington four days ago, two boys, aged 16 and 17, and a man aged 18 were arrested in Bolton on suspicion of burglary,” a spokesperson for Lancashire Police told the Manchester Evening News.

Officers chased the car through Bolton
Officers chased the car through Bolton
(Image: Phil Taylor)

“These arrests come as a result of joint working between ourselves and our colleagues at Greater Manchester Police, who pursued the stolen vehicle from Thicketford Road and Tonge Moor Road in Bolton.

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“After stopping on Olga Street, the trio ran off but were arrested nearby on suspicion of burglary.

“The stolen car has been recovered.”

Photos from the scene show plain-clothed police officers.

The statement added: “We want to say a huge thanks to our colleagues at GMP and let us be clear, no matter where you are from, if you come into Lancashire to commit crime, we will work with other forces to find and arrest you.”

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