Appeal after burglaries in Basildon

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Police appealing for witnesses and information following two incidents in Basildon which may be linked.

The first is an attempted burglary at a property in Downey Close shortly before 2.20am this morning, Monday February 13. Access to the address was not gained and nothing was taken (Crime reference 42/26475/23).

The second is a burglary at a property in Falkenham Rise at around 4am in which two cars were taken. One of the cars was recovered after it was involved in a collision nearby. No arrests have been made (Crime reference 42/26489/23).

If you have any information, CCTV, dash cam or other footage in relation to this incident, you can submit a report on the police website or use the online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.

Visit to find out more about website reporting services.

Alternatively you can call 101.

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.

Please quote crime reference 42/19367/23.


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