North Fambridge: Thieves take car keys from house and abandon stolen vehicle in Althorne (From Maldon and Burnham Standard)
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North Fambridge: Thieves take car keys from house and abandon stolen vehicle in Althorne
10:53am Monday 15th October 2012 in News
Police are appealing for information after burglars broke into a house to steal the keys to a car parked on the driveway.
Officers said the home in Franklin Road was entered between 7.30am and 1pm on Thursday, with keys taken and used to drive away a green Volkswagen Golf.
The car was later found abandoned at Althorne railway station at 5.30pm. It is believed the Golf was involved in a minor collision at the station and the people inside then got in to another vehicle.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Pc Jennifer Mclean at the Chelmsford target offender team on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.