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Police take swift action to recover stolen vehicle

POLICE Officers investigating the theft of a van from outside a home in Tilbury recovered the stolen vehicle within two hours of receiving the call.

A spokesperson said: “We were called at around 3.50am on April 19 to reports of a burglary, Newton Road, in Tilbury.

It was reported a suspect had entered a home through a kitchen window, taking keys before stealing a van from outside their property. 

Following information received, the van was traced to a road in Basildon shortly after 5am. 

The suspects had made off from the scene, leaving the vehicle behind.
The unattended vehicle was recovered for forensic examination.
Our investigation continues.

“We need anyone who witnessed the incident, has dashcam footage or doorbell footage of it to get in touch.

You can let us know by submitting a report on our website or by using our online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.

Visit www.essex.police.uk/digital101 to find out more about our website reporting services.
Alternatively, you can call us on 101.

Please quote reference number 42/70701/23.

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