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Colchester: Cars and televsion among items taken in burglary

PUBLISHED: 14:46 10 August 2014 | UPDATED: 14:46 10 August 2014

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Thieves made off with two cars, a television and jewellery after a burglary in Colchester.

The incident happened in Lexden Road between 7pm last night and 5am this morning.

The culprits forced entry at the rear of the property to get in before stealing a large screen television and jewellery.

Two cars – a white Range Rover, index H1JUS, and black Volkswagen Transporter panel van, index AK59 VNX, with ‘George Tyres Maldon’ written on the side - were also stolen.

Anyone with any information should call DC Mark Peacock at Colchester Police Station on 101 or ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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