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Boy, 13, is suspected of drink-driving in Cardiff


The car hit vehicles in a side street in the Victoria Park area of Cardiff

A 13-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving, after a stolen car crashed into parked cars.

Police say the youngster and another male aged 19 were thought to be travelling in a car that hit the vehicles and a lamppost in Cardiff.

Both were charged with stealing the car while the 13-year-old, who gave a positive breath test, was charged with failing to give a second sample.

Police said they were trying to establish who was driving at the time.

The incident happened on Aldsworth Road, Victoria Park, at around 0100 GMT on Tuesday.

The South Wales Police spokeswoman said: "A car was involved in a collision with parked vehicles and a lamp post.

"It is believed two people were in the car.

"A 19 year-old-man and a 13-year-old-male were arrested and have since been charged with the offence of aggravated vehicle taking.

"The 13-year-old boy was arrested for providing a positive breath test and was then charged with failure to provide a substantive sample for further analysis.

"Inquiries are ongoing to find out who was driving the vehicle at the time of the incident."

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