Police seized a suspected stolen vehicle after fly-tipped bin bags and furniture were discovered nearby.

A van and a pick-up truck were found by officers on patrol in South Oxhey on Sunday, October 30.

The vehicles, which were both seized, were separated by a large pile of black binbags.

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The van was reported stolen while the truck was uninsured, police said.

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A spokesperson for Hertfordshire Constabulary said: “Officers from the safer neighbourhood team were on proactive patrol on the afternoon of Sunday 30 October when they came across two vehicles parked up in South Oxhey, next to a pile of items which were suspected to have been fly-tipped.

“Enquiries were carried out and one of the vehicles was discovered to have been reported stolen from the Met Police area. The second vehicle had no insurance.

“Both vehicles were seized and a man was spoken to by officers. Enquiries are continuing at this time in partnership with the council.”

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