A 19-year-old has been charged after a car was stolen from a driveway in Whiteley.

Police have said that a car was taken in Rattigan Gardens, Whiteley, at around 5.30am on Sunday, March 24.

The vehicle was later found abandoned at Windhover Roundabout near Bursledon, and officers made an arrest nearby.

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Police have now arrested Joris Augustaitis, 19, of no fixed address, and charged him with vehicle theft.

A spokesperson from the force said: “After following enquiries, 19-year-old Joris Augustaitis of no fixed abode was charged with theft of a motor vehicle.

“He was remanded in custody to appear at Southampton Magistrates’ Court this morning, March 25."