Hertfordshire police have seized a Welwyn Garden City motorist's BMW M2, forcing him to get a taxi back from Harpenden.

The vehicle was stopped at an Esso garage on Lower Luton Road, at around 8.15am this morning (Tuesday, February 6).

The BMW was uninsured and had no valid MOT, leading to the driver - a man in his 30s - being reported.

Herts Advertiser: The BMW was uninsured and had no MOT.The BMW was uninsured and had no MOT. (Image: Hertfordshire Constabulary)

A spokesperson for Hertfordshire Constabulary said: "A BMW M2 was seized by officers at 8.15am this morning as it was not insured and the driver had no valid MOT.

"The vehicle was stopped by your #HarpendenNeighbourhoodPolicingTeam officers on Lower Luton Road.


"The driver – aged in his 30’s from Welwyn Garden City - had to get a taxi after being reported for having no insurance or a valid MOT."

Crimes can be reported to Hertfordshire police online at www.herts.police.uk/ro/report or by calling the police's non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/99772/23.

Anonymous information can be given by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via crimestoppers-uk.org.

Herts Advertiser: The car was stopped at Esso, on Lower Luton Road.The car was stopped at Esso, on Lower Luton Road. (Image: Google Maps)