Two arrested and stolen vehicles recovered after 'chop shop' discovered in Coventry - The Coventry Observer

Two arrested and stolen vehicles recovered after 'chop shop' discovered in Coventry

Coventry Editorial 28th Nov, 2022   0

TWO men were arrested and several stolen vehicles were recovered on Thursday, November 24 after police discovered a ‘chop shop’ in Coventry.

Police were called to Avon Street to reports of a suspected chop shop, where officers found stolen vehicles including two Ford Transit vans, a BMW and a Ford Focus along with dozens of car parts.

Two men aged 40 and 29 were arrested and have been bailed on suspicion of conspiracy to steal motor vehicles.

A West Midlands Police spokesperson said: “We suspect this facility is very active in the storing and dismantling of stolen vehicles.




“Chop shops like these provide a market for car thieves.

“They take in stolen cars, strip them and try to mask their identities- and often within just a few hours of them being taken.”


Anyone with information can contact police on the West Midlands Police website via Livechat, by calling 101 or by contacting Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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