Of­fi­cers have vis­ited the scene to as­sess the dam­age caused

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not taken as it should have been due to a mis­com­mu­ni­ca­tion.

“We have since made con­tact with the in­for­mant to apol­o­gise and ob­tain fur­ther de­tails.

“Of­fi­cers have vis­ited the scene to as­sess the dam­age caused and en­quiries con­tinue.

“There have been no ar­rests at this stage.”

The state­ment added: “We would al­ways en­cour­age mem­bers of the pub­lic to re­port such in­ci­dents and where pos­si­ble pro­vide ev­i­den­tial ma­te­rial, in­clud­ing pho­to­graphs, if it can be ob­tained with­out putting any­one at risk.”

Miss Cooper, who works in Ruis­lip, posted pic­tures of the dam­age caused on­line, spark­ing an up­roar against the driver and the po­lice.

The lorry be­longs to Hamp­shire In­su­la­tions, based in Southamp­ton, and the com­pany apol­o­gised for the dam­age caused.

The com­pany said the driver of the lorry will be sub­mit­ting a state­ment to the Metropoli­tan Po­lice and that their in­surance com­pany will be deal­ing with the claims from the cars’ own­ers.

A CLOSE SCRAPE: The lorry owned by Hamp­shire In­su­la­tions col­lided with cars in Ruis­lip – at first po­lice said they could not in­ves­ti­gate un­less the ve­hi­cle own­ers com­plained them­selves

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