Staffordshire Police are advising all Staffordshire residents/drivers to be vigilant and to check their vehicles.  The Police are aware that a home made item, which is a spike welded to a metal base, is being placed in front of car tyres. This item could cause a serious accident and are urging all drivers to check their vehicles before driving off.

So far, they have been found at Oxford Gardens, Blakiston Street and Cambridge Street, Stafford.

Should you find one of these items please try not to handle it and call 101 so the Police can attend and seize the item for further investigation.