STOLEN: 1965 Java Green Beetle

A 1965 Volkswagen Beetle (JPH812C) was stolen from Archway in North London on Sunday night/Monday morning (6th October 2014), and the owner is appealing for information. The Beetle is finished in Java green and has undergone a recent restoration. Moments later, the vehicle was spotted on CCTV being used as a getaway vehicle during a robbery of a nearby off license.

Any information should be reported to the police and to the owner, Richard. Please call him on 07783930403 if you spot it around London or the home counties.

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Image: The stolen Bug caught on CCTV during an off license robbery.

UPDATE 10/10/2014: Vehicle has been recovered from a nearby council estate, with some minor panel damage. Overall though, good news for the owner.

by Mike Armstrong.

A fan of Frenchies? This will make for tough reading.



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