Number plate theft warning issued in Trowbridge

Drivers in Wiltshire have been warned to check their vehicles before driving them to ensure their number plates have not been stolen.

Wiltshire Police said thieves have been stealing plates in the Trowbridge area and attaching them to their own cars.

They then fill the cars with fuel, drive away without paying and throw the stolen plates away.

A force spokesman said there have been several number plate thefts reported recently.

He urged drivers to report missing number plates immediately.

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