Birmingham news Car 'stolen 90 miles away' found at 'major' chop shop after tip-off PremierLeague-News.Com
PremierLeague-News.Com - Parts from two Mercedes were found at the site as well as a BMW M5 stolen from Cheltenham, police have said
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Police have reportedly discovered a chop shop after they were tipped off to 'suspicious activity' near a trading estate in the Black Country. Dozens of parts from stolen vehicles were discovered at the site at the Central Trading Estate Unit in Cable Street, Wolverhampton, cops have said. They included engines from two Mercedes stolen from Bristol - over 90 miles away - and Wolverhampton respectively. Parts from a BMW M4 taken from a home in Cheltenham were also found at the site, police have said. READ MORE: West Midlands Safari Park hits back as visitor says family only saw 'seagulls, magpies and 300 deer' A BMW motorbike stolen from Codsall was also found in the bust on July 27. Officers are yet to make an arrest but are continuing to gather evidence at the unit and liaise with vehicle manufacturers in an effort to identify stolen parts. Wolverhampton Police Chief Inspector, Will O’Connor, said: "This appears to be a major chop shop discovery.
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. "Chop shops provide a key outlet for thieves to dispose of stolen vehicles quickly, so identifying and closing them down helps us make it more difficult for offenders and tackle the wider issue of car crime." He continued: "The warrant was prompted by community intelligence. Information from the public is crucial in our efforts to close down chop shops. We always take information seriously and will always act where appropriate to close down chop shops and make arrests." A spokesperson for West Midlands Police added: "If you suspect a unit or garage is being used to handle stolen vehicles then please message us on Live Chat through our website or call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111." READ NEXT: Woman's warning as 'man follows and chases after her' during walk near Wolverhampton railway line Mum who 'can't get teenager out of bed' ends up in court after girl misses school for three months Firefighters and paramedics called to crash involving van and car near Bridgnorth Daughter wants answers after 'brilliant' dad, 74, dies 'alone' on bathroom floor Drug dealer jailed after live ammunition and part of revolver handgun found at home
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