Vehicle seized after being stopped in Richmond

A flatbed van was seized in Richmond yesterday.

The vehicle was stopped at Brooke’s fuel station in Darlington Road.

Police say it had travelled from Darlington despite none of the occupants having a licence or being insured to drive it.

A spokesperson for Richmond police said: “Another unsafe vehicle and persons off the road.

“If you want to report any suspicious vehicles to us, or suspect someone to be driving without the relevant documentation you can do this by visiting the North Yorkshire Police website, call 101, or in an emergency call 999.

“You can also report incidents to Crimestoppers online freephone on 0800 555 111.”