Motorist arrested 'for number of offences' after officers recover stolen Audi

A motorist has been arrested after police officers working in Chester-le-Street recovered a stolen Audi car.

Wednesday, 5th February 2020, 7:46 am
Updated Sunday, 9th February 2020, 12:26 am
The stolen car has been returned to its owner. Picture: Chester-le-Street Police.

The stolen car, which is silver, was stopped by 24/7 response officers on Tuesday, February 4.

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On Facebook, Chester-le-Street Police said in a statement: “The driver was arrested for a number of offences including the theft of the vehicle and failing a roadside drug test.”

The recovered vehicle was checked by officers and later returned to its owner, the police team added on social media.