Man charged after dangerous driving in stolen car

A Colchester man has been sentenced to 12 weeks in prison. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

A Colchester man has been sentenced to 12 weeks in prison. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

A man from Ipswich has been charged with dangerous driving following the theft of a Mercedes in a burglary in Stowmarket.

A property in Hill Rise, Stowmarket was burgled by thieves on Monday, March 11.

The keys to the Mercedes and a wallet were stolen during the invasion.

Police located the stolen Mercedes in College Street in Ipswich later that evening, leading to a brief pursuit when the car failed to stop.

The vehicle was later found in Springfield Lane, with officers from Suffolk police making two arrests nearby.


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Two teenagers were both arrested on suspicion of burglary and taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

18-year-old Connor Roach, from Spenser Road in Ipswich, was charged with dangerous driving without holding a driving licence and without motor insurance.

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He is due to appear before Suffolk Magistrates’ Court today.

A 17-year-old has been released under investigation pending further enquiries by Suffolk Constabulary.

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