Police track down van 20 MINUTES after it was reported stolen from Northampton

A 33-year-old man has since been arrested

Wednesday, 14th April 2021, 12:08 pm
Updated Wednesday, 14th April 2021, 12:10 pm

Police tracked down a van just 20 minutes after it was reported stolen from an address in Northampton on Wednesday morning (April 14).

The vehicle — a Peugeot van — was stolen from Collingdale Road just before 10am.

Police used Automatic Number Plate Recognition technology to quickly locate the van seven miles away in Walgrave.

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The stolen Peugeot Van was found in Walgrave.

A 33-year-old man was subsequently arrested in connection with the theft and on suspicion of driving while disqualified.