Warning issued

Press Release

Published on 12 May 2023
Archived on 12 June 2023

Stratford-on-Avon District Council's Licensing team has been made aware of a handmade spiking device that has been placed on the taxi ranks in Stratford-upon-Avon.

The devise has caused damage to tyres on Licensed Hackney Carriage vehicles and is a severe danger to the safety of pedestrians as well as vehicles.

Warwickshire Police are aware and are asking if any device is seen or found to report it by dialling 101.

If anyone is seen placing items like this on the ground attempting to cause damage to other vehicles, then please call 999.

  Image of spiking device

Spike device

Contact details

Stratford-on-Avon District Council
Elizabeth House, Church Street,
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire,
CV37 6HX
Tel: 01789 267575

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Last updated on 12/05/2023