Trio arrested after police chase
A 24-year-old man and two 16-year-old boys were arrested in Ely on Thursday after police chased a van through busy streets.
Officers attempted to flag the van down at about 4.30pm but, when the vehicle failed to stop, a short chase ensued, with the three occupants dumping the van in Longchamp Drive and fleeing.
Officers managed to catch the trio however, and they were promptly arrested.
24-year-old Frankie Parker, of West View, Cambridge was charged with making off without payment, burglary, driving without insurance and aggravated vehicle taking.
One 16-year-old from Ely was charged with theft of a motor vehicle, with a second 16-year-old boy from Ely charged with making off without payment, burglary, aggravated vehicle taking and dangerous driving.
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All three were held at Parkside Police Station in Cambridge and will appear at Cambridge Magistrates’ Court.
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