Stansted Airport: Driver gets stuck trying to avoid parking fees

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Car stuck at Stansted AirportImage source, @EssexPoliceSTN
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The man got his car stuck when he tried to drive around the barriers at the airport car park, police said

A man had his car seized by police after trying to avoid paying almost £500 in airport parking fees.

Essex Police said the man attempted to drive around the barriers at Stansted Airport, but got his car stuck.

When officers attended, they discovered the man was a disqualified driver.

This driver tried to avoid paying, got stuck when driving around the barrier and to top off his bad day... he was a disqualified driver," the force said on Twitter.

"His car was seized by Essex Police and he still owes £496 in car parking fees!"

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