POLICE are questioning three males over a spate of incidents across north, south and west Belfast yesterday.
According to the PSNI, Belfast District command deployed the police helicopter and other resources to catch the thiefs.
Sergeant Damian Walsh of Tennent Street Police said: “After reports from a member of staff at a local GP surgery in North Belfast that there had been a burglary at the premises and a vehicle taken, police from across Belfast were involved in an attempt to locate the vehicle.
“Response officers from North Belfast, the Police Helicopter and our Belfast OST/Crime team officers were deployed, and after the stolen vehicle was involved in a theft on the Boucher Road, it was the followed into the West Belfast area.
“The vehicle then collided with a police vehicle before 3 males were arrested by OST/Crime Team for various offences like burglary, aggravated vehicle taking, theft and motoring offences. The males involved are in custody at present and will be interviewed.
“This was great work by police from across Belfast City Policing District,” he added.