POLICE have stung a car on the M5 following a serious assault.

West Mercia Police's road policing team said the car was intercepted on the M5 overnight in the county.

It was involved in a serious assault earlier this month.

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A spokesperson said: "Working closely with our colleagues at Gloucestershire Police, the vehicle was pre-emptively stung and then boxed in near to Gloucester.

"The vehicle has been seized as part of the investigation."

We have contacted West Mercia Police for more information.