Five teenagers are set to appear in court today after a pursuit through Lifford and Strabane yesterday.
The teens were arrested after a white Toyota Aqua car failed to stop for gardaí and for police on Wednesday 4th January. The driver of the car failed to stop for An Garda Síochána in the Lifford Bridge area at around 12.10am, and drove off towards Strabane.
Police in Strabane observed the car heading towards Newtownstewart which failed to stop for police again. After successful deployment of a stinger device, the vehicle subsequently stopped on Beltany Road in Omagh.
The driver, aged 16, has been charged with a number of offences including aggravated vehicle taking causing damage to the vehicle, driving when unfit through drink or drug, dangerous driving, going equipped for theft, and driving without a licence.
The other four teenagers have been charged with allowing self to be carried and going equipped for theft.
The individuals have all been charged to appear at Strabane Magistrates Court on Thursday 5th January.
All charges are reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.