Schoolboy arrested after car crash

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested following a crash in Horden.

Tuesday, 12th July 2016, 4:36 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th July 2016, 5:42 pm
Schoolboy arrested following crash.

Peterlee Police said the incident happened at the Horden to Peterlee traffic lights yesterday afternoon.

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A 15-year-old from the Peterlee area is alleged to have taken his mother’s vehicle without permission.

A spokesman for the police said: "He was arrested at the scene and has been charged with a number of offences. Luckily there were no serious injuries."