Essex Police helicopter helps in search for Saffron Walden burglars

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.”