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Urgent Warning as Fake Police attempt to get woman into stolen Police Car

Police have issued a warning as two fake police officers attempted to get a woman into their car.

The pair driving a stolen National Crime Agency Silver BMW 1 which is fitted with blue lights.

They activated the blue lights and flagged down a female motorist and asked her to get inside their vehicle.

She refused and contacted police, Who confirmed the vehicle had been stolen from an address in Solihull between 5pm and 11pm on Saturday and has been spotted across the region since.

Officers quickly located the car which was found undamaged within the Kings Heath area.

Despite this, the men could be wearing Police Uniforms with crimes of impersonating police officers in the UK being very rare it is unclear if they will attempt this again without having the car.

They are looking for two men and urged the public to be alert in case this happens again.

Detective Chief Inspector Craig Underwood, from Solihull Police, said: “A police officer will always show their warrant card as proof of their identity.

“If this is not shown or you have any concerns then please call us on 101.”

Police say Incidents of people impersonating police officers are rare in the UK.

 

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