Thursday, September 28, 2023

Tilbury man arrested following theft of car in Harlow

A MAN has been arrested in connection with the attempted theft of a car in Harlow earlier this year.

It was reported someone had broken into a car in The Dashes, Harlow at around 12.40am on 11 May, and attempted to start it.

However, they made off from the area without managing to take it.

Police have been investigating the incident and on Thursday of last week (17 August) a man was arrested.

The 55 year-old from Tilbury was arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle and possession of Class A drugs.

A police spokesperson said: “He has since been released on bail until 11 November while our enquiries continue.

If you have any information, CCTV, dash cam or other footage in relation to this incident, then please get in contact with us.

Please quote the crime reference number 42/84300/23.

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.

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Alternatively you can call us on 101.

In an emergency always call 999.

“If you would like to make an anonymous report you can contact independent charity @Crimestoppers, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111”.


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