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Five injured and cars damaged in Belfast police chase

By David Young, PA

Published 08/06/2016

A car that was damaged during a police chase in east Belfast yesterday
A car that was damaged during a police chase in east Belfast yesterday
A van that was damaged during a police chase in east Belfast yesterday

Three police officers and two members of the public have been injured in a car chase in east Belfast.

Two men were arrested after the incident, which unfolded when a Renault Megane failed to stop for officers.

Police pursued the car, with the chase ending when the vehicle crashed into the police car in London Street. Three officers inside the vehicle were injured.

The PSNI said that a number of other cars were damaged in London Road, Upper Frank Street and My Lady's Road.

None of the injuries sustained are believed to be serious. The two men arrested when the Megane crashed are aged 22 and 26. Officers have appealed for witnesses.

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