Suspected hare coursers forced to walk home in rain after police seize their 4x4

This red 4x4 was seized by police following a number of rural offences all of the occupants were fo

This red 4x4 was seized by police following a number of rural offences all of the occupants were forced to walk home in the rain. Picture: Cambs Rural Cops - Credit: Archant

A group of suspected hare coursers were forced to walk home with their dogs in the pouring rain after police officers seized their muddy 4x4.

This red 4x4 was seized by police following a number of rural offences – all of the occupants were f

This red 4x4 was seized by police following a number of rural offences – all of the occupants were forced to walk home in the rain. Picture: Cambs Rural Cops - Credit: Archant

The car was described as a “plague” on Cambridgeshire’s rural cops over the last week – luckily officers spotted it while out on duty.

The red CR-V was stopped and seized at the roadside, leaving the occupants, and their dogs, to walk home – several fines were also issued.

Cambs Rural Cops tweeted: “This CR-V has been a plague on the rural #OpGalileo forces for the last week.

“We caught up with them and issued multiple fines for traffic offences and dispersals as well as seizing their vehicle. #RCAT @CambsCops #safercambs.”

This red 4x4 was seized by police following a number of rural offences – all of the occupants were f

This red 4x4 was seized by police following a number of rural offences – all of the occupants were forced to walk home in the rain. Picture: Cambs Rural Cops - Credit: Archant

This red 4x4 was seized by police following a number of rural offences – all of the occupants were f

This red 4x4 was seized by police following a number of rural offences – all of the occupants were forced to walk home in the rain. Picture: Cambs Rural Cops - Credit: Archant


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