AN 18-YEAR-OLD man has been charged with stealing a car and drink driving after a motorway chase involving police.

Max Kirkwood, from Banbury, was arrested in Brackenwood Mews, Grappenhall, following a chase along the M6 and into Warrington.

The incident began just before 2am on Wednesday.

Mr Kirkwood is due to appear before Halton Magistrates Court on August 22.

He is also charged with driving with no insurance, and driving otherwise in accordance with a licence.