Stolen car with false licence plates seized in Garstang

Armed response vehicles chased down a suspicious silver Mercedes with false licence plates.

Sunday, 14th April 2019, 8:41 am
Updated Sunday, 14th April 2019, 9:44 am
Picture by Lancs road police

The car was seen in 'suspicious circumstances' last night and was pursued by police before being stopped in Garstang.

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The car had previously been reported stolen from the Cheshire area, and was recovered for forensics.

A Lancashire road police spokesman said: "Overnight this Mercedes was spotted in suspicious circumstances. Pursued with a successful sting by LancsARV safely concluded near Garstang."