More than 1,300 cars seized by police in Norfolk have been crushed in the last three years a Freedom of Information request has revealed. 

The Eastern Daily Press report:

Audis, BMWs, Mercedes, Jaguars and even a Porsche are among more than 1,000 vehicles to have been crushed in the past three years after being seized by Norfolk police, it has emerged.

A total of 1,316 vehicles have been destroyed between April 2010 and March 2013 after being seized by police for offences of driving without insurance or a valid driving licence.

The figures, which have been obtained after a Freedom of Information (FoI) request was submitted to Norfolk Police, showed 361 vehicles were crushed between April 2010 and March 2011; 519 from April 2011 to March 2012 and 436 between April last year and the end of March.

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