Three men have been arrested after a stolen motor vehicle was discovered in Lilley Bottom.

Officers from the Hitchin Rural Safer Neighbourhood Team were on a proactive patrol on Thursday, October 27, when a call was received from a member of the public reporting a vehicle was in a ditch at Lilley Bottom.

They attended the scene, alongside colleagues from the Scorpion Team, and discovered the vehicle had been reported stolen from Bedfordshire.

Three men were arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle and taken into custody.

They have since been bailed while further investigations take place.

If you have any information which may assist, you can report this online at or call the non-emergency number 101, quoting ISR 239 of 27/10.

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