Officers hurt in stolen car chase

Officers hurt in stolen car chase

Two men have been arrested after police officers were injured during pursuit of a stolen car in west Belfast.

At around 6.15pm on Tuesday, patrol officers gave chase to a grey-coloured Citroen C5 car on the Glen Road.The vehicle had been reported as stolen from a filling station in the Stewartstown Road area earlier in the afternoon.A stinger device was used on the car which was subsequently abandoned in Suffolk Court.Two officers sustained injuries after the stolen car reversed into the police vehicle at speed. They did not require hospital treatment.The driver of the car was detained at the scene and a passenger arrested a short time later.Police believe one further passenger made off from the scene and enquiries are continuing to trace this individual.The detained pair, both aged 23, are currently in custody helping police with their enquiries.


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