Newham and Romford teens arrested in Dagenham after stolen car failed to stop for police
PUBLISHED: 11:44 25 November 2019 | UPDATED: 11:44 25 November 2019
Two teenage boys from Romford and Forest Gate have been arrested on suspicion of drug-driving and failing to stop following a police chase which ended in Dagenham.
Police officers saw a car being driven dangerously and at a high speed in Runwell Road, Runwell at about 2.40am on Saturday, November 23.
The Fiat 500 failed to stop for police and the officers began pursuing the car.
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Police followed the car to Dagenham where the occupants left the vehicle and attempted to run away.
A 16-year-old boy from Forest Gate was arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle, dangerous driving, failing to stop and possession of drugs.
A 17-year-old from Romford was arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle, drug-driving and failing to stop.
Two boys aged 14 and 16 from Beckton were arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle, dangerous driving and failing to stop.
They were released on bail until Wednesday, December 18 while the police continue their enquiries.
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