Couple makes off in test drive car

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First published in News

A car was stolen by thieves who took it on a test drive and never returned.

A man and a woman, who spoke with Welsh accents, stole the electric blue Ford Fiesta Zetec after requesting to try it at Wheelers Car Sales in Banbury Road, Chipping Norton, at about 3.30pm on May 29.

The dark silver Audi A3 convertible they drove to the garage in was later driven away by someone else.

Police said the man was about 5ft 4in, of medium build, aged about 30, and with short cropped spiked blonde hair.

The woman was white, about 5ft 3ins and slim, with long black hair.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.

 

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2:39pm Sat 7 Jun 14

Sandy Wimpole-Smythe says...

What did the idiot selling it expect if he lets people go for a test drive alone ?
What did the idiot selling it expect if he lets people go for a test drive alone ? Sandy Wimpole-Smythe
  • Score: 12

12:45pm Mon 9 Jun 14

melyn am byth says...

Probably a 25% cut of the profit, boyo.
Probably a 25% cut of the profit, boyo. melyn am byth
  • Score: 2

10:18am Wed 11 Jun 14

Niko Bellic says...

Sandy Wimpole-Smythe wrote:
What did the idiot selling it expect if he lets people go for a test drive alone ?
Thats common place... although normally ID is taken, and sometimes a deposit for an extended test. DUH!

On a side note, the thieves seem very short. Can we be sure they weren't children?
[quote][p][bold]Sandy Wimpole-Smythe[/bold] wrote: What did the idiot selling it expect if he lets people go for a test drive alone ?[/p][/quote]Thats common place... although normally ID is taken, and sometimes a deposit for an extended test. DUH! On a side note, the thieves seem very short. Can we be sure they weren't children? Niko Bellic
  • Score: 1

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