TWO Wirral teens have been charged after a stolen car was seized in Liverpool.

Officers spotted a suspected stolen Nissan X-Trail at around 10.20pm on Wednesday, August 21 after it travelled through the Birkenhead Tunnel towards Liverpool.

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The car was stopped by the force's Roads Policing team in Islington and two men were arrested at the scene.

A search of the area was then conducted with the dog unit and two more males were detained in nearby gardens.

Jack O'Connor, 18, of Bridge Street in Birkenhead was charged with robbery, burglary dwelling, making off without payment and aggravated unauthorised taking of a motor vehicle (UTMV).

A 17-year-old from Liscard was charged with robbery, burglary dwelling, making off without payment, dangerous driving, driving with no licence or insurance and aggravated UTMW.

Two other males, Callum Carr, 21, and Lewis Carr, 18, both of Amelia Close in Islington was charged with robbery and aggravated UTMV (being carried).

They will all appear at Liverpool Magistrates Court today (Friday, August 23).

Anyone with information on suspected burglary, robbery and car crime can contact police on 999 if a crime is in progress, or pass details on to Merseyside Police via social media @MerPolCC.

Information can also be passed on to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.