"That won’t buff out": Blackpool police have found the remains of a stolen Citroen van hidden in secluded courtyard

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Police have discovered a nearly totally stripped stolen Citroen van hidden in a Blackpool courtyard.

The nine month old Citroen Relay van was stolen earlier this year.

Blackpool police say they used tracking technology to pinpoint its location.

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In a tweet, officers said: "What was left of it was located hidden in a courtyard in central Blackpool."

A brand new Citroen Relay is worth more than £23k.

The Citroen van was reported stolen earlier this year.

The Citroen van was reported stolen earlier this year.

The van seems to have been stolen and stripped of its engine, and all other parts that are of value.

One Twitter user joked: "That won't buff out."

The remains were by police while they continue to search for the thief.

Police found it hidden in a courtyard in Blackpool.

Police found it hidden in a courtyard in Blackpool.