Uninsured driver with no licence tells cops to 'go and catch real criminals'

Police were told to “catch some real criminals” by an uninsured driver who did not have a licence. Officers from Swadlincote police safer neighbourhood team first spotted the black Nissan X-Trail on Tuesday, January 26, when it was showing up on their systems as having no insurance. Twenty-four hours later, in Appleton Close, Newhall, police managed to catch up with the driver, who it was later revealed did not have a licence either.

The driver told police they should let him go and catch some “real criminals instead”. He was ignored by the cops and his vehicle was seized.

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No problem – you can just follow the unsubscribe link. A spokesman for the team said: “A Nissan X-Trail spotted by an officer yesterday was showing no insurance. “Fast forward 24 hours and it is now on the back of a recovery truck after being sighted in Newhall this morning.

“As a bonus the driver did not have a licence either!

“Apparently we should have let him off and ‘go and catch some real criminals instead’.

“You’ll be glad to know we didn’t take his advice and he was reported for the offences and vehicle seized.”

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