Rochford: Teen arrested following quick response to car break-in
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A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of a range of offences after officers responded quickly to reports of someone trying to break into a car in Rochford.
We were called at around 4am yesterday (Tuesday 10 October) to reports of someone trying to steal a car in Parklands.
Officers from the Local Policing Team attended the area and made two arrests 35 minutes after the call came in.
A 16 year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of burglary, theft of a motor vehicle, theft from vehicle, going equipped, failing to stop when directed, driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence, driving without insurance, and dangerous driving.
He is currently in custody.
A 17 year-old boy who was also arrested on suspicion of theft from a motor vehicle has since been released without charge.
If you have any information, CCTV, dash cam or other footage in relation to this incident, then please get in contact with us.
Please quote the crime reference number 42/182155/23.
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