Teen joyriders smash car into wall in Lancaster

Two joyriders who took this car fled the scene after crashing it into a wall at Pottery Gardens, Lancaster.
Two joyriders who took this car fled the scene after crashing it into a wall at Pottery Gardens, Lancaster.
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Teenage joyriders who smashed a car into a wall fled the scene before being arrested.

Police were called at 1.30am today, Friday to reports that a car had gone into a wall at Pottery Gardens, Lancaster.

A silver Ford Focus had smashed into the wall and the occupants fled the scene.

Two teenagers were arrested at a house nearby.

A 17-year-old boy from Lancaster, the driver of the vehicle, was arrested on suspicion of drink driving and aggravated vehicle taking.

A 16-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of aggravated vehicle taking.

No-one was believed to have been injured in the smash.

Both teenagers have now been released without charge and no further action will be taken by police.