Vehicles seized in police day of action in Sheffield suburbs

Six vehicles were seized and an arrest was made in a police day of action in two Sheffield suburbs.

Monday, 28th June 2021, 8:03 am
Updated Monday, 28th June 2021, 8:03 am

Last Thursday officers from the Sheffield South East Neighbourhood Team and the roads policing team concentrated on Woodhouse and Westfield.

South Yorkshire Police said officers ‘identified several motorists committing a variety of offences’.

Four vehicles were seized for having no insurance and two for having no tax.

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A police day of action was staged in Woodhouse and Westfield in Sheffield
A police day of action was staged in Woodhouse and Westfield in Sheffield

As part of the operation a vehicle ‘linked to serious crime’ in another police force area was spotted, the car was stopped and an arrest was made.

South Yorkshire Police said: “We identified a host of offences including defective tyres, using a mobile phone whilst driving and even one arrest for driving whilst over the prescribed limit.

“Vehicle-enabled crime is something which we are focusing more and more.

“Criminals are using vehicles and we want to take that luxury from them. These proactive operations are key to crime prevention and detection and we are already planning our next one.”

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