Goods that are suspected to have been stolen from Boots and Waitrose have been found after a vehicle was seized in Harpenden.

The car was seized on Saturday (January 27) after being identified by two officers, with its driver already disqualified from driving and having no insurance.

£1,500 worth of stolen goods were seized.

The driver has been summonsed directly to court for being disqualified from driving and having no insurance.

Herts Advertiser: Both drivers have been summonsed to court.Both drivers have been summonsed to court. (Image: Hertfordshire Constabulary)

A spokesperson for Hertfordshire Constabulary confirmed: "Enquiries are ongoing regarding arrests into the reported shoplifting offences."

Later on Saturday, officers stopped another vehicle in St Albans, after the driver failed to stop at a road closure in St Peter’s Street.

The vehicle was using un-registered number plates, one of the tyres was below the minimum tread depth of 1.6mm and the driver had no insurance.

The driver has been summonsed to court and the vehicle was seized.


Crimes can also be reported to Hertfordshire police online at or by calling the police's non-emergency number 101.

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Herts Advertiser: Both vehicles were seized on Saturday (January 27).Both vehicles were seized on Saturday (January 27). (Image: Hertfordshire Constabulary)

Anonymous information can be given by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via