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Three arrested after stolen car drove through red light, didn't stop for police and crashed into car

It happened in the Agnes Street area of Belfast city just after 11am yesterday morning.

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THREE MEN HAVE been arrested after a car was stolen, didn’t stop for police, drove through a red light and crashed with another car before hitting a wall in Belfast yesterday morning.

It happened in the Agnes Street area of the city just after 11am. The occupant of the other car was taken to hospital, but her injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

The men, aged 26, 32 and 40, have been charged with offences and two are due to appear at Belfast magistrates court this morning.

The 40-year-old man has been charged with seven offences including aggravated vehicle taking, going equipped for theft, handling stolen goods and dangerous driving.

A 26-year-old man has been charged with five offences including aggravated vehicle taking, going equipped for theft, handling stolen goods and possession of a class C controlled drug.

Meanwhile, a 32-year-old man – who has been charged with five offences including aggravated vehicle taking, going equipped for theft, handling stolen goods and possessing an offensive weapon in a public place – is due to appear at Belfast Magistrates Court on the morning of Friday 30 December.

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