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Four arrests after stinger used to stop stolen car on A47

PUBLISHED: 12:41 28 December 2017 | UPDATED: 09:21 29 December 2017

A stolen vehicle was stopped outside Great Yarmouth. Pic: @NSRoadsPolicing

A stolen vehicle was stopped outside Great Yarmouth. Pic: @NSRoadsPolicing

Norfolk police

Police used a stinger on the A47 Acle Straight to stop a car which had been reported stolen some 100 miles away.

A stolen vehicle was stopped outside Great Yarmouth. Pic: @NSPoliceDogsA stolen vehicle was stopped outside Great Yarmouth. Pic: @NSPoliceDogs

Four people were arrested after five units went to deal with the stolen Volkswagen Passat at 2.20am on Thursday.

The car had been reported stolen from Peterborough in Cambridgeshire and officers, after following the vehicle, deployed a stinger to bring the car to a stop.

Four people inside the car - two men and two women, aged between 16 and 39 - were arrested and were taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

Police dogs Harry and Harley also attended, but they were not required to take any action.

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