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Teenagers charged after car reverses into police vehicle in Belfast

Published 20/05/2015

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A 14-year-old and 15-year-old have been charged after a car was driven erratically and reversed into a police car in Belfast.

The teens were arrested and subsequently charged with aggravated vehicle taking causing damage to another vehicle in the Kent Street area of Belfast city centre on Tuesday May 19.

At approximately 5.15pm police received reports of a vehicle being driving erratically in the Whitecliff Parade area of West Belfast.

Local police on the Falls Road observed a vehicle matching the description of the car reported earlier.

The officers tried to apprehend the youths from the car however, the driver of the vehicle reversed into the police car causing damage to the vehicle and minor injuries to the officers.

The officers received cuts and bruises.

Local Policing Chief Inspector for West Belfast Anthony McNally said: “The 15-year-old youth was charged to appear in Belfast Youth court today and the 14-year-old youth was charged to appear at Belfast Magistrates’ Court on the 15th of June.”

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