Cornwall

Police car 'stolen from station and driven 230 miles'

Police used a stinger to stop the stolen police car Image copyright Tri-Force Police
Image caption Police said they used a stinger device to stop the stolen police car on the M4

A police car was allegedly stolen from a police station and driven 230 miles before being stopped on a motorway.

Police said keys to the marked car were taken during a burglary at Camelford Police Station in Cornwall in the early hours of on Friday.

The vehicle was later spotted heading east on the M4.

A 23-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman from Camelford have been charged in connection with the incident.

Officers said they used a stinger device to bring the car to a stop near the junction 7 Slough exit.

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Image copyright Jonathan Morris
Image caption The car was stopped near junction 7 on the M4, police said