Essex Police helicopter helps in search for Saffron Walden burglars

PUBLISHED: 11:34 06 August 2010 | UPDATED: 11:34 06 August 2010

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Police helicopter

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AN ESSEX Police helicopter was called into action in the early hours of this morning (Friday) after burglars attempted to break into a house in Saffron Walden.

Residents reported being woken up by the noise as the low-flying helicopter continued its search for the criminals for about an hour.

A spokesman for Essex police said: “The Essex Police helicopter was called to an incident this morning at 00:30 in response to possible intruders at a property in the Elizabeth Way/ Radwinter Road area of Saffron Walden.

“The suspects made off and a search of the area was made by the helicopter and other police units. No arrests have been made.”

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