Police teams joined forces to help track down food thieves who went on a "shopping" spree across Southend.

Earlier this afternoon (March 5), the Roads Policing Unit banded together with the Essex Police Dog Section and Essex Police Castle Point teams on the operation.

It was found the vehicle pictured below and it's occupants had gone on quite the thieving spree across the town, taking a variety of items including chicken, Philadelphia and bread.

Three people are now believed to be in custody.


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