Police arrest van thief after chase of around 100 kilometres
Tuesday, 01 January 2019
On Monday evening, police intercepted a van stolen at Tongeren after a lengthy chase from Antwerp. Police chased the thief of a van from Antwerp. The chase ended in Tongeren – after around 100 kilometres. Local police were able to stop the driver thanks to the use of “stop sticks”, a means for intercepting motor vehicles [during high-speed chases].
The man at the wheel was taken to the detention centre in Antwerp. No one was injured in the incident.