On Wednesday, August 3, the Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit attended an incident at Tibshelf.
They were patrolling the area when a driver spotted their car. Having noticed the police, he decided to park and run away from his car.
In a tweet, the DRPU said: “Bizarrely, he then decided to return to the car prior to recovery to claim his innocence and explain that someone else was driving. Our officer has known the driver for 15 years.”
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The motorist was found to only have a provisional licence, and was unsupervised – and his car was subsequently seized.