Two men arrested on suspicion of 'going equipped to steal' after lorry found with cloned plates on M1

Picture by Derbyshire Roads Police.
Picture by Derbyshire Roads Police.

Police arrested two men for going equipped to steal after the lorry they were travelling in was found to have cloned plates.

Derbyshire Roads Police said the lorry was spotted on the M1 in East Midlands after coming from Leeds 'to try their luck at stealing from HGVs'.

"Two males arrested for going equipped to steal," Derbyshire Roads Police tweeted. "Not tonight lads."