FOUR people have been arrested following a suspected vehicle theft in Hartlepool.

Officers from Cleveland Police were called to an incident on Merlin Way at around 10.15pm yesterday, October 16.

They were called to the scene following reports of a suspected stolen vehicle.

Two females, aged 16 and 19, and two males, aged 16 and 18, were arrested at the scene.

A spokesperson from the force said the four remain in police custody whilst enquiries are ongoing.