Suspected stolen property worth £250,000 has been recovered by police.

Officers executed a search warrant at a site in Honiley Avenue Wickford and recovered property believed to have been stolen from two business units on the Boreham Industrial Estate.

This includes power tools, machinery, audio-visual equipment and computers and a Ford Transit van that was stolen was recovered in Cruick Avenue South Ockdendon on the same day.

A 38-year-old woman and 48-year-old man from Tilbury have been arrested and charged with two counts of burglary.

They are due to appear at Chelmsford Crown Court on October 2.

The burglaries in Boreham took place sometime between Tuesday 1 September and Wednesday 2 September.

Witnesses who saw anyone acting suspiciously on the Boreham Industrial Estate and Cruick Avenue in South Ockendon on those dates are asked to call Chelmsford CID on 101 quoting reference 42/138993/20.

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Alternatively, you can contact independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or at