TWO men accused of stripping stolen cars to sell on for parts will have their case dealt with at Teesside Crown Court.

Lee Bickerton, 30, of Chatsworth Terrace, Darlington, and Shane Thackray, 30, of High Northgate, Darlington, appeared at Darlington Magistrates’ Court jointly charged with three counts of concealing, disguising or transferring criminal property.

No pleas were entered by either defendant and District Judge Adrian Lower declined jurisdiction.

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They will appear at Teesside Crown Court on a date to be fixed.