Search

Boy, 17, arrested after Mercedes, iPad, MacBook, Xbox and jewellery stolen from Upminster house

18:00 01 February 2013

Archant

A teenager has been arrested after jewellery, electronics and a car were stolen from a house on Monday.

Police stopped and arrested the 17-year-old later the same day after he was spotted driving the stolen Mercedes in central London’s Blackwall tunnel. The car had been identified using automatic number plate recognition.

As well as the car, an Apple iPad, an Apple MacBook, an Xbox and some jewellery were taken from the house in Bridge Avenue, Upminster. The items were taken, along with the car keys, after a rear patio window was smashed with a brick.

0 comments

Latest News Stories

Yesterday, 19:07
David Efemena, 14, of Elm Park, died while on a cadet camping trip in Hampshire.

An inquest into the death of a 14-year-old at a military base heard of the frustration felt by a more senior air cadet as he struggled to contact group leaders.

Yesterday, 16:55
Margaret Clifton with smashed door frame

A trustee says she “burst into tears” when she saw the church had been broken into just hours after a burglary at another place of worship .

Yesterday, 15:49
Safer Transport Team Fun Day at Romford Market.Yusaf Butt, four on a police motorbike

Youngsters dressed up and sat in emergency vehicles while learning about transport safety this week.

Yesterday, 13:04
The stabbing happened on August 10 in Recreation Avenue, Romford

An 18-year-old has been charged over a stabbing that took place in Romford.

Most read news

News from your area

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

Competitions

Shop till you drop!

Home to top name brands at great prices, TK Maxx is more like a treasure hunt than a shop. Perfect for grabbing a bargain or some hidden gems, you arm yourself with a trolley and go wild.

Scones, jam and a cup of Earl Grey anyone?

Luxury boutique hotel Flemings Mayfair has recently launched The Drawing Room, London’s most stylish location for afternoon tea.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Romford Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder