Sheffield driver’s BMW seized ONE DAY after police issued official warning over driving

A distinctive BMW was seized by the police one day after its owner received an official warning about the nature of his driving.

Tuesday, 23rd March 2021, 1:13 pm
Updated Tuesday, 23rd March 2021, 1:19 pm

South Yorkshire Police said the green BMW was spotted by officers on Saturday being driven ‘in an anti-social manner’.

The driver received an official warning that if spotted driving in such a way again his car would be seized.

The following day, the motorist was pulled over on Watery Street, Upperthorpe, and the car was seized.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

A distinctive green BMW was seized by South Yorkshire Police one day after its owner received a warning

South Yorkshire Police said: “On Saturday it was sighted with a number of others driving in an anti-social manner.

“A warning was given under Section 59 of the Police Reform Act. The driver was told quite sternly that if he carried on driving in such a manner we would take his car off of him.

“Would anyone like to guess what happened on Sunday? Yep, you guessed it, a car off to the recovery garage and a long walk home.”

Read More

Read More
RSPCA responds to nearly 3,400 incidents in South Yorkshire in one year

In these confusing and worrying times, local journalism is more vital than ever. Thanks to everyone who helps us ask the questions that matter by taking out a digital subscription or buying a paper. We stand together. Nancy Fielder, editor.