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Three men charged with stealing bus in Coseley

Stolen bus Coseley Image copyright West Midlands Police
Image caption The bus was reported stolen from a yard in Coseley on Wednesday evening

Three Black Country men have been charged with stealing a bus from a depot which led to a police chase.

The bus was reported stolen in Coseley at about 21:40 BST on Wednesday and spotted near Albrighton at 02:40 on Thursday.

Following a police pursuit, the bus was stopped just after 03:00.

Peter Loveland, 39, Thomas Tibbs, 20, and John Burton, 38, were charged with aggravated vehicle taking and are due before Sandwell magistrates on Friday.

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Mr Burton of Broom Road in Dudley, also faces charges of driving while disqualified and using a vehicle without third party insurance.

Mr Loveland is from Dale Close in Tipton and Mr Tibbs is from Clinic Drive in Lye.

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