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Pictured: Stolen car crashes into house in Belfast

A stolen car has crashed into a house in Northern Ireland, causing widespread damage.

The incident happened on Wednesday, January 3, at around 5am. No one was injured when the vehicle crashed into the front of the house  on Cavendish Street, in the west of the city.

It is believed that four people were travelling in the stolen car.

Inspector Laura Kelly said: “At approximately 5am, it was reported that a grey Land Range Rover Vogue struck the parked car before hitting the front of the house causing substantial damage. The occupants of the property were not injured.

“It is reported that four males who were inside the Range Rover then fled from the scene on foot.

“The Land Rover, along with a silver Toyota C-HR, were reported stolen in a creeper-style burglary from a house in Carney Hill in Holywood sometime after 2am this morning. Car keys were taken from the property along with number of other items including a JVC 50” television, tablet and a PS4 games console.

“The Toyota was later recovered in the Glenmachan Street area of south Belfast at around 5am.”

Police are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed these incidents, or who may have information which could help with the investigation, to contact 101 quoting reference 182 of 3/1/17.

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