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Police seek driver of BMW with suspected false plates involved in double hit-and-run

SINGAPORE — The police are appealing for public help in finding a male driver suspected of displaying false licence plates. The man refused to stop for the authorities on Wednesday (Nov 6) and struck two vehicles before he fled on foot.

Video footage (pictured left) of a driver (pictured right) jumping out of a moving white BMW car as it hit a parked black car has been making the rounds on social media.

Video footage (pictured left) of a driver (pictured right) jumping out of a moving white BMW car as it hit a parked black car has been making the rounds on social media.

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SINGAPORE — The police are appealing for public help in finding a male driver suspected of displaying false licence plates. The man refused to stop for the authorities on Wednesday (Nov 6) and struck two vehicles before he fled on foot.

The police were alerted to the incident along Geylang Bahru Road and St George’s Road at 11.32am on Wednesday.

Preliminary investigations revealed that an officer from the Land Transport Authority (LTA) spotted a vehicle suspected of displaying a false licence plate along Geylang Bahru Road. 

“However, the driver did not stop as instructed and drove off,” the police said in a statement on Friday.

They added that the car had first hit a taxi along Geylang Bahru Road towards Bendemeer Road. Later, it struck a parked car in the vicinity of Block 22, St George’s Road. 

The male driver then abandoned the car and fled the scene, the police said. 

No injuries were reported and investigations are ongoing.

Video footage of a man jumping out of a moving white BMW car as it hit a parked black car on Wednesday has been making the rounds on social media. TODAY understands that the video footage is of the same incident that happened at Block 22, St George’s Road. 

Anyone with information about the incident can call the police hotline at 1800-255-0000 or submit information online at www.police.gov.sg/iwitness. All information received by the police will be kept strictly confidential. 

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