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plate (a timber along the top of a wall) to support the ends of joists, etc

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When Neilson's car was discovered at Dudley in January 1975, some eight days after Lesley Whittle's disappearance, with the false plate attached to yet another vehicle, it provided compelling evidence of his involvement in her abduction.
The AA Motoring Trust said one in 250 vehicles entering the London congestion charge zone may be using false plates.
The car was later fitted with false plates and used in a number of the subsequent raids.
The van, which was taken while the comedian was performing at the Philharmonic on October 26, was discovered three days later in Antrim Street, Tuebrook - four miles away - with false plates on.
Two days later, a Ford Focus was taken from a farm in Yarm and found later with false plates and bloodstains which were traced to an East Cleveland burglar.
Police say it had been professionally cloned and had false plates, false identity papers and a vehicle identification number linked to another vehicle on the road.
Once inside he shattered cabinets at the perfume counter with a hammer, loaded the contents into a wheelie bin then trundled it out to his wife's car, on which he'd put false plates.
He was driving it on false plates," said Mr Thomas.
The 20-year-old woman driving the vehicle was charged with driving with a suspended license and attaching false plates.
The vehicle, which was fitted with false plates, was found in a wooded area near Methlick.
After snatching cash the men fled in a blue Ford Focus hatchback car - fitted with false plates.
He added: "In the past, offenders who have travelled into the force area have used stolen high performance vehicles on false plates.
Summary: Cases of drivers tampering number plates to avoid paying fines are on the rise in Dubai with police issuing alerts for 1,158 vehicles with such false plates.
In a stolen red VW Golf with false plates, they roared up alongside him and blocked the High Street as he tried to enter the bank.
Lesley Kirkup, prosecuting, said Ashby, of Benfieldside Way, Shotley Bridge, was working as an IT and business studies teacher at Stanley School of Technology when police stopped his Mercedes after spotting it had false plates.