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    Came out of a restaurant last night in Sutton Coldfield and saw a car reverse into an old brand new mercedes in a car park. I wandered over to the car to have a word with the driver to make sure he was going to leave his details but as I approached he sped off and nearly ran a couple over! I noted down his reg number and left a note on the car that had been hit just saying that reg blah blah blah has just reversed into him.

    Is it worth me phoning it in to the old bill as I didn't leave my contact number on the note and have details of both cars still.

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    i would let the police know tbh, as questions may be asked why you left a note and didnt report it.

    also how was it an old brand new mercedes lol

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    Without your details there wont be an independent witness, so yes I would try and get your details to the owner some how.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thegoldenbullet View Post

    also how was it an old brand new mercedes lol
    Brand new but old shape.

    I would report it.

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    I would go up to the cop shop too. You wouldn,t like it to happen to your motor, where abouts in Sutton was it??

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    Report it mate. More chance for the insurance to pay out for the poor merc owner if there's an ind. witness
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    it was in the TGI fridays car park in sutton - and it was a brand new merc i've just called it in and given the officer all the details. he said that they don't often get people phoning in incidents like this anymore - but they did appreciate it. it's apparently up to the merc owner to have reported it, then the details will automatically match and i'll be called to submit a more formal statement.

    i can't turn a blind eye to stuff like that. i'd be so p*ssed off it someone did the same thing to mine and didn't leave their details. bring back corporal punishment lol!

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    You did the right thing mate, good on ya too! Not enough decent people in the world anymore. Hopefully the Merc driver will call it in too if they've got any sense.

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    good to see someone doing the right thing

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    Quote Originally Posted by thegoldenbullet View Post
    also how was it an old brand new mercedes
    Reminds me of my missus when she spotted 'a real live dead skunk' on the road...

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