A German Traffic warden dropped a booby when he left a parking ticket on a snow sculpture of a full sized Volkswagen Beetle. Someone had had made the snow car overnight in Aachen in an area where parking was not allowed. The car was complete with headlights, windscreen and even the famous VW badge on the front.
One local onlooker said that the car was incredibly realistic looking. He said that it looked like you could get into it and drive away once you’d swept the snow off.
The warden only realised that the car wasn’t real when they eventually tried to scrape the snow off the number plate and found there wasn’t one, just snow.
Local Police weren’t impressed by the prank however. A frosty faced spokesman said: “We can take a joke as well as the next person and it was a very convincing prank.
But whether it was made of metal or snow it was still obstructing a road that should have been clear.”