Man arrested on suspicion of stealing car from Broadstairs

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A man from Westgate has been arrested in connection with an alleged car theft in Broadstairs.

Police received a report shortly after 1pm on Sunday (April 26) that a Seat car had been stolen from Linley Road.

Officers from the Thanet Community Policing Team found the car and stopped it in Sandwich later on the same day, leading to the arrest of two people.

A 29-year-old woman from Margate was later released without charge.

A 30-year-old man from Westgate was arrested on suspicion of taking a vehicle without consent, driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence, and driving without insurance. He was released pending further enquiries. He also received a caution for possessing a quantity of amphetamine.