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Red people carrier is seized by police in Ipswich

PUBLISHED: 13:27 23 September 2018

Congestion in Ipswich as police seize a vehicle Picture: AMY GIBBONS

Congestion in Ipswich as police seize a vehicle Picture: AMY GIBBONS

Amy Gibbons

Police have seized a car in the centre of Ipswich as it was unroadworthy and didn’t have the correct insurance.

Picture taken near Sainsbury's in Upper Brook Street, Ipswich Picture: AMY GIBBONSPicture taken near Sainsbury's in Upper Brook Street, Ipswich Picture: AMY GIBBONS

The red VW Sharan, which had a foreign number plate, was in Upper Brook Street, near the Sainsbury’s, and has now been removed.

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