EDITORS PLEASE NOTE LANGUAGE USED ON REAR WALL. Handout photo taken with permission from the Twitter feed of @CPTaskforce of a car pulled over by police, which was still being driven on the roads despite having no windows or mirrors. The banged-up car, which also had extensive damage to all areas of its bodywork, used to be a red Rover but was now a patchwork of blue and yellow. It was stopped by officers in Crewe, Cheshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Sunday November 29, 2015. See PA story POLICE Seized. Photo credit should read: @CPTaskforce/PA Wire
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Police in the town tweeted: "Stopped in @PoliceCrewe we kid you not!! Driver reported for having no insurance and using a vehicle in a dangerous condition!! Vehicle seized. It was once a red Rover by the way!"
Police have spoken of their surprise that a battered old car with no windows, plates or mirrors was being driven on roads in England.
The wreck, which had extensive damage to all parts of the bodywork and a unique blue and yellow paint job, was apparently a Rover in its heyday.
It was stopped by Road Policing Unit officers in Crewe.
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