Police seize stolen car while on Asda pork pie run

Posted on - 29th March, 2018 - 10:25am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston News
The seized Ford Ka at Asda. Credit: LancsRoadPolice

Police came away with more than just a pork pie when visiting a supermarket for a late snack last night (March 28).


Officers from Lancashire Road Police were visiting Clayton-le-Woods Asda at around 10pm when they came across a stolen car.

The driver of the vehicle, a silver Ford KA which was found to be stolen upon checks by officers, was detained and the vehicle was returned to its owner.

A tweet from Lancashire Road Police said: “The pork pie strikes again!! Officers whilst picking up their pastry based snack spotted this Ford KA.

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“Following his empty gut instinct it transpired to be an outstanding stolen car.

“Driver detained and vehicle returned back to a happy owner.”

Police provided no update on the quality of the pork pie.



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