New York Daily News – by DAVID HARDING
A man with a NYPD squad car has been arrested — by British police after he drove it in an English town.
The 33-year-old driver, Mark Knight, was arrested as he parked his car — complete with the iconic police livery – in the traditional market town of Guildford, close to London, while he went to buy a McDonald’s.
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Mark Knight was arrested and held for 4 hours by Surrey Police for impersonating a police officer, after stopping on a yellow line outside a McDonalds fast food restaurant in NYPD American Police car.
However, his car soon came under suspicion from British cops.
Drawn to the strange looking car — at least in the UK — officers opened the trunk of the police car and discovered replica firearms and police equipment.
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Armed police swoop on driver of this replica NYPD Police car in Guildford High Street.
Armed police officers were even called and the driver of the New York police car was taken away in handcuffs.
Police say the man had been arrested for impersonating a police officer.
The vehicle was an authentic New York squad car and apparently has been used in movies.
Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/man-busted-driving-real-nypd-squad-car-england-article-1.1562461#ixzz2p6eHM0Gp
One thought on “Man busted for driving real NYPD squad car — in England!”
That’s hilarious. They are charging him with impersonating a NYC police officer…in England. Just goes to show…never stop at McDonald’s to get your burger on while driving your authentic NYCP replica car. That reminds me….I should give my authentic replica meter maid scooter a different paint job.