Stolen car spotted by eagle-eyed police officers at McDonald’s drive-thru in Rotherham

A stolen car has been recovered by the police after it was spotted on false number plates at a McDonald’s drive thru in Rotherham.

Friday, 25th January 2019, 6:25 am
Updated Friday, 25th January 2019, 6:29 am
A stolen car using false number plates was spotted by the police in Rotherham

The Audi was spotted by eagle-eyed police officers as it pulled up at the McDonald’s drive thru just off the Mushroom roundabout.

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They spotted that it was on false number plates and established that the car had been stolen in a burglary earlier this month.

The officers followed the car at a distance in an unmarked car and put plans in place for the Audi to be stopped without the need for a pursuit.

The driver of the stolen car was arrested on suspicion of burglary and later ‘released under investigation’.