Police search for Scunthorpe alleged car thief

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A 25-year-old man been arrested on suspicion of the theft of a car after a crash in Scunthorpe at the weekend, however another man is wanted by police.

The incident happened at around 9.30pm on Sunday, July 17 when a silver BMW 316i was seen driving in a suspicious manner by officers in the Frodingham Road area.

The vehicle was monitored and crashed into a lamppost, at which point two men fled the scene.

One man, believed to be the passenger, was quickly detained.

The second man was described as wearing grey knee-length shorts and a black top.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting log number 604 of July 17.

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