Two Hull men charged after police dog and helicopter join search for stolen car

Officers have charged two men caught during a search which involved a police dog and the National Police Air Service helicopter.

The pair were arrested near to St Andrews Quay in Hull during the early hours of yesterday.

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It followed reports that a car had been stolen on York Road in the city just before midnight on Tuesday, January 15.

A 20-year-old man from Hull has now been charged with driving a stolen car and driving without insurance, Humberside Police said.

Officers have also charged a 19-year-old man from Hull with being in a car that he knew was stolen.

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A 22-year-old man arrested in connection with this incident has been released with no further action taken.

The charged men are due to appear before Hull Magistrates' Court in February.