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Police helicopter called to Canvey after thieves try to steal car
3:03pm Sunday 29th December 2013 in Local News
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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