Arrest after £100k super car stolen

A man has been arrested after a £100,000 super car was stolen from a Birmingham apartment complex.

The stolen super car. Photo: Brum City Centre Police
The stolen super car. Photo: Brum City Centre Police

The McLaren was taken on Tuesday and turned up at a garage by the suspect claiming that the car was his and he needed to get the locks changed.

A 31-year-old man was arrested this morning on suspicion of fraud by false representation and theft of motor vehicle.

West Midlands Police tweeted saying: "A man has been arrested in Birmingham today after a super car worth more than £100k was stolen on Tuesday.

"Shortly after the McLaren was taken, it turned up at a garage in Birmingham by the suspect claiming that the car was his and he needed to get the locks changed.

"The car was reported stolen by a concierge at an apartment complex who noticed it had gone missing and knew that the owner was still out of the country.

"A 31-year-old man was arrested this morning on suspicion of fraud by false representation and theft of motor vehicle.

"Sergeant Aisha Parveen said 'We were able to trace a suspect to an address this morning and he was swiftly arrested. We have one happy owner now that his car has been recovered.'"

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