Smash and grab burglary at Fenwicks in Colchester

Burglars smashed their way into Fenwicks department store in Colchester during the early hours of th

Burglars smashed their way into Fenwicks department store in Colchester during the early hours of this morning and stole expensive designer handbags. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Police are investigating a smash and grab burglary at Fenwicks in Colchester where the offenders fled the scene on mopeds.

According to a spokesman for Essex Police, a number of people smashed a window at the popular High Street department store at around 3.05am this morning, Thursday September 6.

He said: “A number of items were taken and the people left on mopeds.

“Our investigations are ongoing.”

Police are appealing for information from the public as part of their enquiries.


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If you saw or heard anything, were driving in the area and have dash cam footage, or have any other information that could assist officers in the investigation, call Essex Police on 101 quoting incident 84 of 06/09.

Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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