Police mock illegal Mercedes driver after snaring man who tried to lose officers

POLICE mocked an illegal Mercedes driver after snaring the male motorist.

Wednesday, 7th October 2020, 7:48 pm

Traffic officers became suspicious of the driver after he attempted to evade their following police car by taking a detour through Lyndhurst, in the New Forest.

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But the driver of the silver Mercedes was unable to outwit the law enforcers, who stopped the car before discovering the vehicle owner should not have been on the roads.

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In a post on Twitter, Hants Roads Policing showed a picture of the captured car and the police vehicle behind, along with a superimposed smiling carton policeman and a miniature police car to block out the registration number.

The post said: ‘The driver of this Mercedes decided to take the “scenic” route through Lyndhurst, New Forest, upon seeing the police were behind him.

‘A stop-check revealed him to be a disqualified driver and uninsured to drive. Male reported for offences accordingly.’

Police capture illegal driver. Pic: Hants Roads Policing

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