A motorist who dumped their car and blocked a driveway in Salford came back to find it had gone.
Officers had the vehicle taken away for causing an obstruction and the driver was sent a penalty notice.
Greater Manchester Police posted pictures on twitter of the car blocking in a vehicle, urging commuters to park responsibly.
The tweet read: “A patrol was sent to a vehicle causing obstruction in @GMPMonton this morning.
“Vehicle was blocking in a vehicle on the drive.
“Traffic Offence Report issued & vehicle towed away.
“PLEASE PARK RESPONSIBLY DON’T BLOCK OTHERS IN.”