Police charge 19 year old man with stealing a motor vehicle

A 19 year old man has been charged after the car he was a passenger in crashed in Kenwick overnight.

It is alleged around 12:40am on Thursday night, Police observed a Ford Territory which has been stolen from an address in Maddington, travelling west on Kenwick Road.

Police attempted to stop the vehicle, before it crashed into a sign post a short time later.

The 19 year old man was arrested on the scene, and despite a comprehensive search of the area, the two other people who ran from the vehicle were not located.

Inquiries will continue, however the 19 year old has been charged with Steal Motor Vehicle and will be appearing in at a later date.

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