Police in car meet crackdown seize vehicle

By Barrie Hudson - 7 August 2022

Crime
  • The seized car aboard a recovery vehicle

    The seized car aboard a recovery vehicle

Swindon Police seized a car as part of its Operation Staysail dedicated response to disruptive car meets.

The vehicle was seized yesterday - Saturday, 6 August - as the owner had breached a previous warning and drove it dangerously during a car meet.
Sgt Joel Coombes said: "We are focused on cracking down on individuals who participate in disruptive car meets.
"Not only will we proactively patrol incidents but we will use all evidence available to us to prosecute offenders and seize their vehicles.
"These car meets cause disruption and can carry considerable risks to the both the driver and members of the public."
Anyone with information regarding any disruptive car meets is asked to call the force on 101.

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