Thefts from village cars cause hundreds of pounds in losses
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Several thefts and attempted thefts from cars in Great Chesterford resulted in losses of hundreds of pounds.
On Newmarket Road, tools worth £6,000 were stolen from two cars. The car locks have been cut and a crowbar is believed to have been used to open the doors. A 10-centimetre hole has been reported on one door of each car.
A resident who parked their Mini Cooper on The Willows had their £180 coat stolen from within. The victim had left two bank cards inside the coat, which were used by the thieves.
A transmission linking key has been used to attempt entry into a car on Spencer Road.
In Pilgrim Close, several items have been stolen from a Nissan Navara.
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The incidents took place on February 16 and 17.
Witnesses are encouraged to contact Essex Police on 101 or call independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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