Police in Oswestry have recovered three stolen cars worth around £50,000.
Officers found a BMW 4 series which was confirmed stolen before carrying out property searches and recovering a further two BMW 1 series cars.
Police say two of the vehicles were recovered from a suspected chop shop.
One suspect was arrested.
Anyone who suspects a garage or unit is being used as a chop shop is urged to contact West Mercia Police on 101.
Officers recovered £50,000 worth of stolen cars today in #Oswestry— LPPT North – West Mercia Police (@LpptNWestMercia) January 10, 2020
Eagle eyed officers found 1x BMW 4 series confirmed stolen
Further property searches recovered another 2x BMW 1 series in a suspect #chopshop
1 suspect arrested
2x happy owners @CSuptHarding @SuptMoLansdale pic.twitter.com/aQgqdju9Hm
What is a chop shop?
A chop shop is a location or business which disassembles stolen vehicles, primarily cars, for the purpose of selling their parts. The term originated from the practice of building a car from two halves by welding them together.