APR 01] WEST MIDLANDS POLICE NEWS
Operation Mantovani Plays Again
Mantovani has been re-launched to get rid of untaxed and
abandoned vehicles from the streets of Coventry.
year West Midlands Police carried out two successful operations
which cleared a large number of 'derelict' cars from the city's
then there has been an increase in the number of scrap vehicles
abandoned particularly in the north east area of the city. Now
with a re-run of last years operation police officers based at
Stoney Stanton Road will be working together with Coventry City
Council to ensure any unwanted vehicles are taken away.
PC Ferris Hatheson, said:
abandoned vehicles are having a negative effect on the quality
of life of local residents and are often the subject of arson
attacks and criminal damage.
week we have been issuing warnings to vehicle owners to either
tax or remove their vehicles, otherwise they will be collected
by the council and dealt with as they see fit.
vehicle owners who contact the council stating they do not
wish their vehicle removed will be visited by traffic officers
to make sure all necessary documents, such as Insurance and
MOT certificates, are in order.
would ask people living in Coventry who have a problem with
abandoned vehicles outside their homes to contact the police
on 0845 113 5000 or Coventry City Council on 0500
ALSO: [02 OCT 00] WAR
DECLARED AGAIN ON ABANDONED CARS