Stolen car crashed into lamppost in York – Teenager arrested
A stolen car crashed into a lamppost on a main York road last night (Wednesday).
Police in York are investigating “an aggravated vehicle taking and collision” on Wetherby Road at around 10.30pm.
The silver Vauxhall Cora was taken without the owner’s consent before it crashed into a bollard and lamppost.
A 19-year-old local man was arrested nearby and remains in custody for questioning.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “We are appealing for any witnesses to the incident, particularly any dog walkers who witnessed the man running from the vehicle.
“We are also appealing for any private CCTV, doorbell or dash-cam footage that may have been captured around the time of the incident.”
If you can help police, you can contact them on the numbers below.
How to help the police
- Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Alice Gould
- Email Alice Gould here
- Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
- Quote reference number 12230038237