Dear Metropolitan Police Service (MPS),
Am interested in buying from auction/or elsewhere, a bmw 5series that has previously been used by the police, as I know it will have been well maintained, in spite of the mileage.
Am unable to locate any of these cars on either BCA auctions or Mannheim,etc.
Please let me know where they are sold, auctioned or otherwise disposed of.
Dear Mr Zajac
Freedom of Information Request Reference No: 2017100000003
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* Am interested in buying from auction/or elsewhere, a bmw 5series that
has previously been used by the police, as I know it will have been
well maintained, in spite of the mileage. Am unable to locate any of
these cars on either BCA auctions or Mannheim,etc. Please let me know
where they are sold, auctioned or otherwise disposed of.
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