Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Man Flagging Down Cars to Sell Jewels

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Man Flagging Down Cars to Sell Jewels

Article excerpt

DRIVERS have been warned about a man flagging down motorists then trying to sell them jewellery.

During a spate of incidents on motorways across the North West, the suspect waved down motorists from the hard shoulder of different motorways, pretending he has broken down.

I ask motorists wary of anyone them down suspicious Inspector He has then tried to sell them his wares.

The man has targeted drivers on the M6, M61 and M62, Cheshire Police said.

In the latest incident, the man stood on the hard shoulder of the M6 southbound, at junction 21A for Warrington, on Thursday, May 3.

Police were called at about 11am to the scene, but he had disappeared by the time they arrived.

Insp Mark Jones, of the Roads Policing Unit at Cheshire Police, is warning motorists to be vigilant. …

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