POLICE in Colne seized a car that had been abandoned yesterday, only to find that the care many have been linked to a crime.

Officers from Colne North neighbourhood policing team had originally been called to removed the VW Passat after it was reported to be blocking the garage exit of a local business.

The car didn't appear to have an owner or insurance, however on further examination police now believe the car was used in the commission of an as yet unspecified crime.

The vehicle has now been removed with officers investigation the possible link.