Vehicle thieves caught by police

Police helicopter in action
Police helicopter in action
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Two thieves who stole a van from Knott End sparked a man hunt involving police dogs and a helicopter.

Police were called to the area at 3am on Friday after the pair was seen getting into the van, which was later found abandoned in Hambleton.
The dogs and helicopter were drafted to help search for the thieves.

One was discovered by the dog handlers, and the other was later found, having disturbed residents, hiding on top of a caravan.
Two youths, believed to be around 16-years-old, have been arrested.

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