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Vehicle Stolen In Test Drive Ruse

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Thursday, Jul 24th, 2014.

A vehicle that was ‘For Sale’ in Wrexham has been stolen after a driver failed to return from a test drive.

An appeal has been launched following the theft of a Peugeot style vehicle part registration P54 —, which was listed as for sale in the Wellington Road area. The incident took place at around 6pm yesterday.

At around 6pm a male arrived in a green Ford Ka and offered to part exchange the vehicle. The male asked for a test drive of the Peugeot, which the owner permitted. The male did not return with the Peugeot. It later transpired that the green Ford Ka had been stolen.

Police are urging car owners, with vehicles for sale, to be aware of this incident.

If you saw anything suspicious, or have any information relating to this offence please e mail details to owlwatch@fnwa.org.uk quoting the reference number.

Alternatively, you can provide information anonymously by calling Crimestoppers Wales telephone 0800 555 111. Please advise the call taker that you are responding to RC14112859.

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