Illegal car racers targeted in Castle Donington

People racing cars or taking part in nuisance driving in part of Leicestershire are being warned they could have their cars seized.

Officers are targeting drivers taking part in "car cruise" gatherings in and around the Castle Donington area as part of Operation Headley.

It follows complaints from local residents and the parish council.

Incidents of speeding and dangerous driving on the A50 and the industrial estate have been reported.

Pc Colin Gardner said: "We have been closely watching the car cruise activity in the Castle Donington area.

"All individuals who attend these car cruises will be dealt with to the fullest extent of the legislation for any and all offences disclosed."

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