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**UPDATED 12.55PM** Man charged with theft and driving offences following crash of suspected stolen car in Speke

News   •   Jul 24, 2019 11:54 BST

**UPDATE 12.55PM** Morrison has appeared in court and pleaded guilty to the offences, he will be sentenced in August**

Detectives investigating a burglary in Childwall last week have charged a man with various offences.

At some time between 6pm on Saturday 20 July and 1am on Sunday 21 July, entry was gained to a home in Irene Road and various items were stolen, including a Mercedes E220 car.

On Monday 22 July, the car was sighted on Stanley Park Avenue and following a short pursuit, with assistance from the National Police Air Service (NPAS) helicopter, subsequently crashed on Speke Boulevard. A man was detained on suspicion of theft.

25-year-old Curtis Morrison of no fixed abode has now been charged with aggravated vehicle taking, dangerous driving, driving with no insurance, failing to provide a specimen and failing to co-operate with a preliminary test.

Morrison will appear at Liverpool Magistrates Court today, Wednesday 24 July.

Anyone with information on suspected burglary or dangerous driving can contact 999 if a crime is in progress, or you can pass information to @MerPolCC, 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. #OpCastle