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16th Sep, 2021

Police recover stolen vehicle on the M42 between Bromsgrove and Redditch

POLICE recovered a vehicle stolen from Gloucestershire after catching up with it on the motorway in between Bromsgrove and Redditch.

Highly trained officers from Worcestershire Operational Policing Unit (OPU) had to perform a ‘TPAC’ manoeuvre to bring the vehicle to a stop earlier troday.

A TPAC involves police vehicles pulling alongside and in front of a vehicle to tactically bring it to a safe stop.

The pick-up truck belonged to Stroud District Council.

Officers also arrested the driver at the scene on suspicion of burglary following the incident between Junction 1 and 2 of the M42.

 

 

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