Reward for safe return of stolen classic car
Prized 1965 Humber Sceptre
Uxbridge Gazette, Stoke Mill, Woking Road, Guildford GU1 1QA
editorialuxbridge@ trinitysouth.co.uk A HILLINGDON man is desperately trying to find his classic car, which was going to be a key part of his daughter’s wedding.
The 1965 Humber Sceptre Mark 1 ( pictured left) was stolen from a friend’s garage in Cowley, Uxbridge, on Tuesday June 9.
The owner, who lives in Hillingdon and does not want to be named until the car is recovered, has had the car for three years. He said: “Now that I’m semi-retired my children had great ideas for it.
“My daughter was proposed to by her boyfriend in the car, and wanted to
POLICE rescued a man who was threatening to jump from a bridge near Hayes on Friday last week. drive to the church in the car for her wedding.”
Classic cars are the man’s hobby, he says, and he hoped to show the car in the near future. He added: “I’ve always wanted a classic car. I much prefer them to the new ones that come out.
“I had to go all the way to Cornwall to view the car and have it towed back. I really enjoy driving it.”
The car was kept in a garage off Cowley Road, and was secured by four heavy duty padlocks.
The owner checked the car on Monday June 8 and returned on Wednesday June 10 to see the garage had been opened.
He reported the car stolen to police and believes it was taken on the Tuesday evening.
An eye-witness reported seeing police on the bridge A nearby shop assistant has reported seeing the car being driven from the garages at around 8.15pm.
The registration is GGX 287C and has Cornwall working men’s club stickers on it. over the A408 Stockley Road and a man who they
The owner is offering a reward of £2,000 for the safe recovery of the vehicle.
If anyone has any information about the car, they can call the owner on 07783898967 or alternatively contact police on 101.
were talking down.
Officers were called at 1.15pm and the incident was over with 25 minutes.