Police stop car for running red light in Portsmouth - and find £2,500 worth of stolen goods

Three people were arrested after a Saab car was seized in Fratton with 2,500 worth of stolen goods. Picture: @HCResponseCops
Three people were arrested after a Saab car was seized in Fratton with 2,500 worth of stolen goods. Picture: @HCResponseCops

Three people have been arrested after police stopped a car for running a red light and found thousands of items allegedly stolen from shops across the area.

Hampshire police said a Saab was stopped in Fratton Road, Portsmouth, at 6pm yesterday.

But when officers looked in the boot, they found £2,500 worth of items allegedly stolen from shops across the south coast.

A Hampshire police spokesman said: 'A 33-year-old man from Fratton, a 35-year-old man of no fixed abode, and a 31-year-old woman from Portchester have been arrested and remain in custody at this time.'

Three people were arrested after a Saab car was seized in Fratton with 2,500 worth of stolen goods. Picture: @HCResponseCops

Three people were arrested after a Saab car was seized in Fratton with 2,500 worth of stolen goods. Picture: @HCResponseCops