Teens are arrested after spate of crimes
Three teenagers have been arrested by police investigating a number of linked incidents that occurred in Belfast and the Nutts Corner area.
At around 9.45pm on Thursday police received a report that a red Ford Fiesta had been stolen at Cardigan Drive in north Belfast by thieves who had entered the house to take the keys.
A short time later it was reported that a number of males had attempted to break into a house on Seven Mile Straight in Nutts Corner. The males were disturbed by the occupants and made off.
Shortly after 10pm the Fiesta stolen in Belfast was found crashed into the embankment at the Belfast Road junction of the Seven Mile Straight.
A report was then received of an attempted hijacking in nearby Ballyutoag Road. At 10.20pm a burglary was reported at Carn Road in Nutts Corner.
The arrested males, aged 15, 16 and 17, were detained by police a short distance away.