Tottenham man caught in Brent Police sting admits theft

Brent Police set up a Smartwater sting

Brent Police set up a Smartwater sting - Credit: Archant

Haifa Mokuba, 29, stole a car which had been marked with Smartwater

A man has admitted stealing a car which was under surveillance as part of a sting carried out by Brent Police.

Officers set up a trap car in the borough marked with the anti-theft liquid Smartwater on Monday.

The car subsequently stolen and traced to Holloway, north London.

Haifa Mokuba, 29, from Tottenham. North London, appeared before Hendon Magistrates Court on Tuesday where he pleaded guilty to theft.

He will be sentenced on April 17.