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A suspect was detained and a stolen vehicle recovered less than an hour after a theft was reported to us in Hockley.
We received a call shortly before 12.24am today (Friday 2 February) reporting the theft of a Range Rover from a driveway in the area of Main Road.
Thanks to swift work responding to the call, officers were on the tail of the stolen vehicle and in pursuit within ten minutes.
The vehicle was involved in a collision in West Thurrock Way, Grays, and one person, a 21-year-old man, was detained by 12.41am.
Investigative work continues in this case to locate other persons of interest.
If anyone has any information which could assist our enquiries, or any relevant footage, please get in touch.
You can let us know by submitting a report on our website or by using our online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.
Alternatively, you can call us on 101.
Please quote reference number 42/17556/24.
In an emergency always call 999.
If you would like to make an anonymous report you can contact independent charity @CrimestoppersUK, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.
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