17-year-old pretends to be 43 when stopped by police

A 17-year-old pretended to be 43 after he was stopped by police officers while driving on a motorway.

A 17-year-old who found himself in trouble with police decided to pretend he was 43 instead.


Greater Manchester Police revealed on Twitter that the young man had been driving on the motorway in an Audi when he was stopped by officers. He then opted to pretend that he was a man more than twice his age.

Predictably, his lie was soon rumbled and the car was taken away from him by the police.

The force wrote on social media: "Stopped above the M60 motorway in Stockport by #XT41.

"Driver who was 17 tried to claim he was actually 43 years old.

"Nope not falling for that one, true details passed and he will be reported. Vehicle seized."

Many social media users saw the funny side of the incident.

One posted: "I do that all the time. I'm 52 but claim to be 17.

"Doesn't work for me either. You cops are too good."



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