Car with missing wheel found abandoned at the side of a road just outside Northampton

The Mercedes was left at the side of the road near Rothersthorpe
The Mercedes was left at the side of the road near Rothersthorpe

A car which was left abandoned at the side of a country road near Northampton will now be towed away.

The Mercedes, which has a missing wheel, was found in Banbury Road near Rotherstorpe earlier today.

It has been left by the driver since around 9am this morning on the road just after a bend.

Dave Lee from the Northamptonshire Road and Policing Unit said: “With the vehicle that’s just been left abandoned at the side of the road with the wheel missing just after a bend.

“Driver had put a warning triangle out that some poor motorist has obliterated.

“We have arranged for recovery of this Mercedes.”

Officers have since spoken to the owner of the car who confirmed it had been there since this morning.