Police appeal to trace van and occupants in Loughton

Police are investigating an incident which was reported in Smarts Lane, Loughton, shortly before 1.55pm this afternoon.

It was reported that a white van with three men in it was seen acting suspiciously.

The men were all wearing black clothes and medical masks.

It is a plain white Ford Transit van which has an air vent at the back of the roof and a large vent at the front of the vehicle. Its rear number plate is on the passenger side.

Police believe it may have driven along Loughton High Road after exiting Smarts Lane.

If you see, or have seen, a vehicle matching the description, please call 999 immediately.

Anyone who witnessed the van being involved in an incident in Smarts Lane between 1.45pm and 1.55pm is being asked to get in touch immediately on 101.

Please quote incident 648 of today, May 20.


Mick Ferris

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