Man arrested over Templepatrick car theft

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A man was arrested in west Belfast last night in connection with a vehicle theft in Templepatrick.

The theft of the Audi A4 from the Tindall Cottages area was reported to police at around 10.40pm.

The vehicle was detected by police at around 11.35pm in Belfast and, following a short pursuit, the vehicle was abandoned by its driver in St Agnes Drive.

Detective Sergeant Farrelly said: “Officers on the ground, assisted by colleagues in the PSNI helicopter, were able to locate and arrest a 25 year old man nearby. He remains in police custody this morning assisting us with our enquiries.”