‘We’ll seize your car if it’s not insured’ - warning from police

A sticker place on cars when it is seized Picture: Chris Bishop

A sticker place on cars when it is seized Picture: Chris Bishop - Credit: Archant

Police have issued a warning to Norfolk motorists to ‘drive legally’ after two cars were seized.

A Ford Fiesta was seized in Thetford. Picture: Breckland Police.

A Ford Fiesta was seized in Thetford. Picture: Breckland Police. - Credit: Archant

While on patrol in Thetford last night officers seized two cars which were found to have no insurance.

Breckland Police said on Twitter: "PC Harris from Team 5, Thetford, seized two cars last night for having no insurance.

"Between our patrols, responding to incidents, crime enquires and many other policing duties, we will carry out vehicle checks when required. Drive legally."

Police can seized a car if it is being driven by someone who does not have a proper licence or insurance, it is dangerously, illegally or obstructively parked, or broken-down or abandoned.

To get a car back the owner must pay a fee of up-to £200 plus storage of £20 for each day it is held.

For more information go to www.norfolk.police.uk