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Police stinger deployed after BMW stolen in Loose

By Luke May

A suspected car thief is in custody after a BMW was stolen overnight.

Police were called at 12.31am on Thursday, February 8, after a BMW 520 was stolen outside a home in Loose.

Patrolling officers searched for the vehicle, and spotted it travelling up Blue Bell Hill towards the M2.

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Stingers were rolled out at the roundabout just before the motorway, which punctured the stolen vehicle's tyres.

The driver, a 25-year-old man of no fixed address, was arrested on suspicion of theft at 1.10am.

He remains in police custody while the investigation is ongoing.

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