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Car stolen in Essex crashed after police pursuit

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image captionThe Audi Q3 was stolen during a burglary in Essex before it crashed in Barking

A stolen car crashed into another vehicle after it was pursued by police.

The Audi Q3 went missing in Essex along with a Ford Fiesta before police in Barking, east London, spotted it.

The 4x4 "crashed into an innocent member of the public" who was in a vehicle on River Road, Barking, police said.

The Audi also "collided with street furniture". The stolen Fiesta was "recovered intact", police said on Twitter.

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image captionThe vehicle had travelled along the London-bound A13 before coming off at the River Road junction

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