Three Males Arrested after Suspected Stolen Motorbike Found in Van
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Three males aged 16, 18 and 36 have been arrested after a report of males trying car door handles in the Hartlepool area.
The incident happened last night, Sunday 4th June, shortly before midnight.
The three males, who were believed to have been travelling in a Ford Transit van, were found to have a suspected stolen motorbike in the back of the van when it was stopped by police near Haverton Hill.
A 16-year-old boy has been bailed whilst enquiries continue and two others remain in police custody at this time. All were arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101, quoting incident reference number 107982.
Independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling 0800 555 111.