A group of teenagers were arrested after being caught riding down a New Plymouth street on a stolen quad bike early yesterday morning.
Constable Jonno Robinson said a police dog handler was driving on Tukapa St about 12.30am when he saw three men riding a quad bike on the road with no lights or helmets. He called for backup and police arrested four men, aged between 16 and 19.
The quad bike had been stolen from Francis Douglas Memorial College during the weekend.
A search warrant was issued for the address where the bike had been stored and police found parts which had been stripped off it. A man at the address was arrested.
After questioning, three of the teenagers were released and one was charged with burglary, driving while suspended and possession of cannabis.
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