Appeal after car stolen during Melton burglary

Police are appealing for help to locate a car stolen following a burglary in Doctors Lane, Melton.


Between 11.30pm yesterday (Monday 28 February) and 7am this morning, access was gained to an address and a mobile phone, wallet and set of car keys for a Ford Focus were taken.


The car – which is a black, on a 14 plate and carries the last three letters ‘WXK’ – was also driven away.



Melton Police are investigating and appealing for witnesses. Photo: NEMM/File image.


PC Abbie Ward, the investigating officer, said: “I’d like to speak to anyone who has seen the car being driven in or around Melton or who has captured it on a dashcam.


“I’d also like to speak to any residents who saw or heard anyone acting in an unusual manner in or around Doctors Lane late last night or early this morning.


“Any information you’re able to provide, no matter how insignificant you think it is, could help.”


You can pass on information by visiting https://www.leics.police.uk/ro/report/ocr/af/how-to-report-a-crime and quoting reference 22*119975. Alternatively call 101.

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