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Two charged after stolen car stopped in south Belfast

Two men have been charged after being arrested by the Paramilitary Crime Task Force in south Belfast.

A 39-year-old man has been charged with burglary and a number of motoring offences and will appear in Belfast Magistrates' Court on Thursday.

A 42-year-old man has been charged with a number of offences including burglary and using a false instrument with intent.

False instrument charges relate to forgery, such as illegally creating fake versions of legal documents like a driver's licence or passport.

The two men were arrested after a stolen car was stopped on the Malone Road in south Belfast.

The 42-year-old man has been released on bail pending further police enquiries.

As is normal procedure all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

The Paramilitary Crime Task Force was set up to tackle criminality linked to paramilitary activity, and is made up of the PSNI, HM Revenue & Customs, and the National Crime Agency.

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