THREE teenagers have been arrested by police investigating the theft of a car.

Officers say access was gained to a property in Oak Road, New Milton, and a silver-coloured Chrysler was stolen.

The vehicle was found in Schubert Road, Basingstoke, a short time later.

A 19-year-old man from Hythe, a 17-year-old boy from Southampton and a 17-year-old boy from Basingstoke were arrested on suspicion of burglary.

They have been released under investigation, pending further police enquiries.

Police say the car was stolen between 5.30pm last Thursday and 2.30am the following day.