Stinger used by police to stop stolen car

Police used a stinger to bring this stolen car to a halt in Stretham.

Police used a stinger to bring this stolen car to a halt in Stretham. - Credit: Cambs Police

Police converged on a village in the early hours of Saturday and used a stinger to stop a stolen car. 

“We were made away of a stolen vehicle travelling into East Cambs in the early hours of Saturday morning,” said a police spokesperson. 

Police used a stinger to bring this stolen car to a halt in Stretham.

Police used a stinger to bring this stolen car to a halt in Stretham. - Credit: Cambs Police

“Alongside our road policing colleagues we carried out a planned stinger operation in Stretham.” 

Two men aged 17 and 24 were arrested on suspicion of burglary and theft of a car. 

Both have been bailed to return to a police station next month.