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Reports of fake parking fine notices appearing on vehicles in Stowmarket prompts police appeal




Reports of fake parking fine notices appearing on vehicles in Stowmarket have prompted a police appeal.

The fraudulent notices have been found on vehicles in residential areas of the town including Hamilton Way.

They state residents 'must not park partially or wholly on the pavement unless signs permit it' and that they could be given a £1,000 penalty for obstructing the pavements.

Reports of fake parking fine notices appearing on vehicles in a town have prompted a police appeal.
Reports of fake parking fine notices appearing on vehicles in a town have prompted a police appeal.

However, a Facebook post by Stowmarket Police said the signs were fraudulent.

The post read: "The person responsible is using Suffolk Constabulary’s header and crest to make this look legitimate when it is not and it is an offence to do so.

"Parking is enforced by the local council."

Inquiries have been conducted locally and anyone with information relating to the responsible person is asked to contact Stowmarket Police.

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