Three held after car reported stolen crashes in Portsmouth

Attacker followed his victim for a mile before assault in city alleyway

THREE men were arrested when a car being followed by police crashed in Portsmouth.

Hampshire Police said officers had unsuccessfully tried to stop the Audi A3 - believed to be stolen - on Monday afternoon.

Police followed the car and it collided with a Peugeot 206 in Sudbury Road, Paulsgrove. No one was hurt.

A 17-year-old and a 24-year-old man arrested on suspicion of failing to stop for police, burglary and theft of a vehicle have been bailed until May 16. No further action was taken against an 18-year-old who was also held.