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Dumped Rolls faces being crushed
Abandoned Rolls Royce
The car was left under flats in the Jewellery Quarter
A Rolls Royce car abandoned in Birmingham could be crushed in a scrap yard unless the owner comes forward.

The 1984 Silver Spirit, valued at 12,000, was in a car park under a block of flats where it is thought to have been for three years.

The council said if the owner was not traced it could be disposed of along with other dumped cars - but its value may mean it would be sold for charity.

Officials said residents reported it to them and it is now in a wrecker's yard.

Now they are appealing for the owner of the silver car to come forward before the deadline of 30 April.

Checks have been carried out with the DVLA and the police without success.

Jeremy Shields from the council, said: "We thought it would make sense, because it's a rather special car, to make an extra effort to ask the person to make themselves known."

The car cost 60,000 more than 20 years ago

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