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South Ockendon ram raid car believed to have travelled through Upminster, say police

PUBLISHED: 15:09 09 July 2018 | UPDATED: 15:09 09 July 2018

South Ockendon's Esso Garage in North Road was ram raided on Friday night. Photo: Google Maps

South Ockendon's Esso Garage in North Road was ram raided on Friday night. Photo: Google Maps

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A car used in a ram raid on a South Ockendon petrol station on Saturday morning is believed to have made its way to Upminster after the incident according to Essex Police.

It was reported a vehicle had been used to break in to the Tesco Express store in North Road at around 1.40am.

The vehicle, described as a black Ford Fiesta, was seen leaving the area in the direction of Upminster.

It is early stages of the investigation but it is believed some money may have been taken.

A spokesman said: “If you saw or heard anything, have CCTV, were driving in the area and have dash cam footage, or have any other information please call us on 101.

“Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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