Arrest as £10k of counterfeit designer goods seized at Twelve Quays

A man has been arrested after counterfeit designer goods worth in excess of £10,000 were seized in Wirral on Monday, 29 January.

At around 9pm, Merseyside Police were called to Twelve Quays terminal in Birkenhead after Ports Police officers had stopped and searched a white van which was carrying a large quantity of counterfeit goods.

The haul included imitation Balenciaga and Louis Vuitton trainers, Gucci and Channel handbags, Rolex watches, and air pods. 

The white van has also been seized.

A 32-year-old man from Dublin was arrested on suspicion of fraud and being in possession of counterfeit designer goods worth over £10,000. He is still in police custody to be questioned.

Anyone with information on criminal activity in their community can contact @MerPolCC, call 101 or come forward anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Always call 999 if a crime is in progress.

Image: Merseyside Police

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