Tweet leads to recovery of stolen car

A highly valuable car which was stolen from a town in Staffordshire has been recovered thanks to a Tweet.

On Tuesday 25 October, a woman noticed a blue Audi A3 S3 parked near the cricket ground access road off Riverway in Rugeley, Stafford.

The car had the boot propped open and seemed suspicious so she Tweeted a photograph of it to Staffordshire Police.

An officer then established that the car was in fact reported stolen from Rugeley on 26 September.

The owner of the car has been informed and is delighted they will be getting their car back. Dave Fynn, Control Room Manager, said:

Investigations are on going to trace those responsible for the theft of the car.