Object believed to be large stone thrown at BMW on A120 from A137 Colchester Road bridge

Stock image of the A120 in the Ardleigh area. Picture: SIMON PARKER

Stock image of the A120 in the Ardleigh area. Picture: SIMON PARKER

An object believed to have been a large stone was thrown at a car travelling on the A120 in near Ardleigh, Essex Police has said.

A 60-year-old woman was driving a BMW X5 in the Clacton direction, close to Fox Street near Ardleigh, at about 10.15am yesterday. As she drove under the A137 Colchester Road bridge, an object, believed to be a large stone, struck the windscreen, causing damage.

The driver saw a group of three or four youths on the bridge at the time, a force spokesman said.

To help police, call 101.

Essex Police full statement


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We are appealing for witnesses after reports an object was thrown at a car on the A120.

A 60-year-old woman was driving BMW X5 in the Clacton direction close to Fox Street, near Ardleigh, at about 10.15am yesterday, Monday October 9.

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As she drove under the A137 Colchester Road bridge, an object, believed to be a large stone, struck the windscreen, causing damage.

The driver saw a group of three or four youths on the bridge at the time.

Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to call Stanway roads policing unit on 101 or report online at www.essex.police.uk/do-it-online

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