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Junior doctors robbed and car stolen in Cardiff burglary

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Three teenagers have been arrested and released on police bail following the burglary of a house occupied by NHS staff.

The boys – two aged 16 and one aged 17 – were arrested during the early hours of Wednesday morning (April 15th) in Splott.

They are suspected of travelling in a stolen car which failed to stop for South Wales Police Roads Policing Officers on Railway Street.

The car had been stolen from the Heath area of Cardiff earlier in the evening while the occupants – four junior doctors – were in bed.

The car was later sighted and made off from traffic officers and following a pursuit the car was abandoned in Gwendoline Place and the three suspects were found hiding nearby by Cardiff-based response officers.

The car will be returned to the doctors as soon as possible, once it has been properly examined by crime scene investigators.

The teenagers, who are from Penarth, Heath and Rhiwbina, were arrested on suspicion of possession of weapons, drugs and burglary and have been released on police bail pending further investigations

South Wales Police officers remain on the front line, responding to spontaneous incidents, detecting crime, serving communities and doing their very best to keep everyone safe.

Rhys Gregory
Editor of Wales247.co.uk

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