A stolen car has been recovered and two suspected thieves arrested by officers from Thanet’s Local Policing Team.

Kent Police was called to a report of a Mercedes being driven erratically in Broadstairs High Street at 2.40pm on Wednesday 30 December 2020.

Checks revealed the car had been reported stolen from the Cliftonville area on the morning of Tuesday 29 December.

Arrests

Following a short pursuit, the car was stopped by officers deploying a stinger. The occupants were pursued on foot in the Tivoli Road area of Margate.

Two boys from the Margate area, aged 14 and 15, were arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle and have since been bailed until Thursday 21 January 2021 while enquiries continue.

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The car will be returned to its owner.

By Ed