A VAN driver was stopped after skipping a red light right in front of an unmarked police car.

Thames Valley Police shared a clip online today showing its vehicle waiting at a temporary traffic light in Bicester when the driver sped past.

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They will be given an an awareness course or points on their licence, the tweet said.

The roads policing unit said others should take it as a warning because 'you never know when an unmarked police vehicle is around.'