Police helicopter called to Canvey after thieves try to steal car

THE police helicopter swooped on Canvey after thieves were spotted trying to steal a car.

The two crooks were seen trying to break into an old A reg silver Ford Granada in Lincoln Way Canvey at around 1.15am  this morning.

Officers, including the helicopter, were called to search the area after the thieves smashed the windows of the car and attempted to remove the ignition barrel, but were unable to find the suspects.

An Essex Police spokeswoman said: “We were called just before 1:15am to a crime believed to be in progress. Two men were trying to steal a silver Ford Granada in Lincoln Way Canvey. They forced entry inside the vehicle and attempted to remove the ignition barrel.

“Police conducted an area search but noone was found. The suspects are described as two white, one wearing a hooded top and the other in dark clothing.”

Anyone with information should contact Canvey police station on 101.

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8:42pm Sun 29 Dec 13

DogsMessInLeigh says...

wheres all the posts screaming about the waste of a police helicopter all for an old Ford Granada then...?
wheres all the posts screaming about the waste of a police helicopter all for an old Ford Granada then...? DogsMessInLeigh

11:36am Mon 30 Dec 13

dillondogshit says...

old dusty would of gone in seconds
old dusty would of gone in seconds dillondogshit

11:36am Mon 30 Dec 13

InTheKnowOk says...

Slim chance the old girl would have started anyway .. As for the chopper being sent out, complete waste of money, but if all the local police stations are not open what else can they do? by the time a cop car is sent out (sirens on) these little scumbags would have been long gone ..
Slim chance the old girl would have started anyway .. As for the chopper being sent out, complete waste of money, but if all the local police stations are not open what else can they do? by the time a cop car is sent out (sirens on) these little scumbags would have been long gone .. InTheKnowOk

11:37am Mon 30 Dec 13

dillondogshit says...

Gone like **** of a shovel
Gone like **** of a shovel dillondogshit

11:45am Mon 30 Dec 13

dillondogshit says...

Them grenadas go in seconds
Them grenadas go in seconds dillondogshit

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