A stolen car crashed into several vehicles as police pursued it through County Durham this morning.

Durham Police are appealing for information following the incident involving a red Alfa Romeo Mito in Durham at about 11.30am on Thursday (June 13).

A spokesperson for the force said: "Police are appealing for information following a pursuit through Durham this morning.

"Officers began pursuing the stolen vehicle shortly after 11.30am today (June 13).

"As the vehicle, a red Alfa Romeo Mito travelled into the city, it is believed to have collided with one vehicle on the A690 at West Rainton and two vehicles at the Junction 62 (Carrville) roundabout.

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The Northern Echo:

"Nobody is believed to have been hurt but officers are keen to speak to these witnesses."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sgt Hopps, from the Road Policing Unit on 101 quoting incident number 141 of June 13.