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Thieves break into car...for a 49p packet of mints
THIEVES broke into a car causing hundreds of pounds worth of damage and stole just a 49p packet of mints.
The car, belonging to Sidney Perry, was one of three broken into in Puckleside, Langdon Hills.
Crooks smashed the window of the Fiat Qubo, causing around £200 damage, before stealing the packet of Trebor Mints from inside.
They also smashed the windows of a Ford KA and a Peugeot 206 stealing the radio fascia from the Peugeot.
Police are probing the latest break-ins, which happened between 6pm on Sunday and 8am the next day.
Witnesses can contact police at Billericay on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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