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UK man faces 7 charges after police van stolen from station

November 12, 2018

LONDON (AP) — A man suspected of stealing a marked police van parked at a police station has been charged with seven offenses.

Police said Monday that 27-year-old Sean Warman has been charged with aggravated vehicle theft and dangerous driving along with other charges, including two counts of impersonating a police officer.

Police say he was also charged with blackmail, driving without insurance and driving while disqualified.

Suffolk police say a Vauxhall police van was taken from Lowestoft 160 miles (more than 250 kilometers) northeast of London on Saturday evening.

Police say the force received calls about the vehicle being driven erratically. It was later found abandoned.

Warman is scheduled to appear in court Monday.

Police say all the charges relate to the Saturday incident.

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