A man wanted for breaching a court order has been arrested for theft after he was found behind the wheel of a stolen car.

Essex Police operational support group officers stopped a car in the Southend area yesterday which was found to be stolen during a burglary in Basildon.

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The car was also found on false plates and the male driver has been arrested for theft. 

However, he was also a provisional license holder, had no insurance and was wanted for breaching a court order.