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Teenagers charged after four police officers injured in road collision

Published 10/01/2016

Four police officers were injured when a suspected stolen car hit their vehicles in west Belfast
Four police officers were injured when a suspected stolen car hit their vehicles in west Belfast

Two teenagers have been charged after four police officers were injured when a suspected stolen car hit their vehicles in west Belfast.

The suspects, men aged 16 and 19, were accused of six counts of aggravated vehicle taking. The 19-year-old was also charged with driving while disqualified and without insurance.

They are expected to appear before Belfast Magistrates Court tomorrow morning.

Police noticed a car believed to have been stolen in Caffrey Avenue around midnight on Friday.

It is alleged the car collided with a police car before heading off towards the Glen Road and hit another police car when it reached the Whiterock Road.

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