Police officers make driver clean his number plate before seizing his car after discovering hidden secret

08 November, 2019 - 10:26
Officers made the driver of this car clean his own dirty number plate before they discovered a secret. Picture: Supplied/FenCops

Officers made the driver of this car clean his own dirty number plate before they discovered a secret. Picture: Supplied/FenCops

Supplied/FenCops

In what was supposed to be another standard police stop for a dirty number plate, a driver lost his car after it was seized in the Fens.

The driver was stopped in Wisbech and officers forced him the clean his number plate before a vehicle check revealed much more.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Police said: "Today's top tip. Keep your number plate clean.

"If we can't read it, you get stopped, like this vehicle in Wisbech.

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"After we made the driver clean his number plate, we seized his car for no insurance."

The news comes after a similar incident in Pymoor on Wednesday (November 6) where a dirty Vauxhall Meriva was seized by police.

After being pulled over for a dirty number plate, it was revealed that the driver was disqualified and had no insurance.

At the time, the spokesman said: "Officers on patrol today saw this dirty Meriva in Pymoor. It caught our attention as the licence plate needed a good clean.

"We stopped the driver and discovered he was disqualified and not insured. Car seized and he'll be off to court."

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