Charges over burglary and police chase

Charges over burglary and police chase

A man has been charged following a burglary at a Post Office in Portglenone.

The business on Main Street in the Co Antrim town was raided in the early hours of Sunday and cash and a quantity of cigarettes were stolen.A short time later police investigating the incident chased a car along the M2 motorway into Belfast, where a man was arrested after abandoning the car and taking off on foot.Officers have now charged a 28-year-old man with burglary, dangerous driving and failing to stop for police and he is due to appear at Antrim Magistrates Court on Monday morning.A spokesperson said: "As is normal procedure, all charges are reviewed by the PPS."


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