Driver arrested after stolen car tracked down in east London

A driver has been arrested after police traced a stolen Mercedes vehicle in east London.

Met Police were alerted to the stolen car by the National Police Air Service, and stopped the vehicle in Hind Grove, Poplar, on Wednesday evening.

CCTV footage from the store in east London
CCTV footage from the store in east London
(Image: Met Police)

Officers said the suspect entered a nearby shop, and attempted to hide a knife and keys to the car in a drinks fridge, but “didn’t hoodwink us”.

The suspect was arrested for several offences, the Met said.

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