Untaxed cars confiscated in Earls Barton

Two vehicles have been hauled away on the back of a lorry after they were found parked on public land with no tax.

Sunday, 2nd June 2019, 1:55 pm
A Renault is lifted on to a lorry after police found it to be untaxed

The cars - a Renault and a Ford - had SORN (Statutory Off Road Notification) certificates and had been declared off-road which means it is illegal to park them on public land.

Both were parked on grass verges.

A Ford was also removed after it was found to be untaxed.

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This is only allowed if full car tax is paid.

Police officers were on the scene this morning (Sunday, June 2) as the cars were loaded now to the back of a lorry and taken away to a secure compound.

The owner can get their cars back provided they pay fees which can run into hundreds of pounds and tax the vehicles within a specified amount of time. If they don’t do this, the vehicles will be disposed of.

Police removed this car from Earls Barton