Teenager dies in police chase crash

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A teenager died and three others were injured when a car crashed into a wall as it was being pursued by police.

Norfolk Constabulary said the silver Ford Fiesta was reported stolen two days before the incident, which happened shortly after midnight in Caister, near Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

The front seat passenger, a 15-year-old male, was pronounced dead at the scene in the high street.

Police said in a statement: "Immediately prior to the collision, the car failed to stop for police officers who were in the area responding to reports of an aggravated burglary.

"It has since been established that the vehicle had been reported stolen from the Bradwell area two days earlier."

The 17-year-old male driver suffered serious injuries while the two other passengers - an 18-year-old male and 17-year-old female - suffered minor injuries.

They have been arrested on suspicion of burglary, according to the police.

Officers from Suffolk Constabulary are investigating the collision, which has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.