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Newbury teenager arrested following Crookham crash

Police helicopter helps track down fleeing 16-year-old

John Herring

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A 16-year-old boy has been arrested following a crash in Crookham last night (Saturday).

A man was injured in the crash, which occurred in Burys Bank Road at 8.15pm.

His injuries are not believed to be life threatening or life changing.

A police helicopter was dispatched to help search for two men who fled the scene. 

The helicopter located one of them, a 16-year-old boy from Newbury, who has been arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle, driving a vehicle without a licence or insurance and for failing to stop after an accident.

The boy has been bailed until September 18.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact Thames Valley Police on 101.

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  • Darrin666

    07/08/2016 - 18:06

    Needs to be named and shamed.

    Reply

  • abiks

    07/08/2016 - 13:01

    That 16 year old is my brother. He had absolutely nothing to do with it. He was walking to the canal where his friends friends ashes were scattered. The police thought he was suspicious so arrested him. This article is absolute nonsense.

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    • MazzieMoo

      07/08/2016 - 22:10

      What's the saying? "why let the truth get in the way of a good story? "

      Reply

  • Ihavenonickname

    07/08/2016 - 12:12

    Good. Let's just hope the courts throw the book at him and his mate!

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  • Ihavenonickname

    07/08/2016 - 12:12

    Good. Let's just hope the courts throw the book at him and his mate!

    Reply

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