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Police stop teenage car thief in Winterthur

National News // By Tay Kinnear // Feb. 20, 2019

A 15-year-old car thief was stopped in Winterthur after a brief chase with a motorcycle police officer.

Pixabay Police stop teenage car thief in Winterthur

Winterthur police say the officer spotted a young driver on Saturday afternoon – and called on him to stop. But the teen accelerated away.

The boy stopped a few kilometers later – fortunately without an accident.

Police discovered he had taken the car from a family member.

He’ll be dealt with by the juvenile courts.




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