Police seize BMW and Porsche from Sheffield estate – within 24 hours of each other

Officers in Sheffield seized two luxury cars, including a Porsche and a BMW, from a city suburb over the last 24 hours after drivers were caught without valid licenses.

Tuesday, 8th December 2020, 2:03 pm

The Burngreave Neighbourhood Police Team said they were gathering ‘quite a collection’ of vehicles this week after they caught two men driving without insurance or a valid driving license.

Police seized a BMW on Lyon’s Road today (Tuesday, December 8) after a male driver ‘took it upon himself to take to the roads’ despite allegedly having no insurance or a full driving license.

It comes after a Porsche was also taken off the city streets yesterday (Monday, December 7).

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Cars seized in Sheffield

Officers recovered the vehicle on Pitsmoor Road after police checks found that the man was driving without a full driving license or insurance.

Both men have been reported to court and the two vehicles sent to the police compound.

Police have seized a total of 49 vehicles in the Burngreave area since June of this year.

A BMW has been taken off the streets by officers for driving without a full license.

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Officers seized a Porsche in Burngreave yesterday (Monday, December 7).