Three teenagers have been arrested in Romford on suspicion of burglary after a vehicle was allegedly stolen from an Essex property.

Two 17-year-olds and an 18-year-old were arrested in the town after police identified a vehicle with a false licence plate on Wednesday (January 17), Essex Police said.

The arrests come after police received reports of a vehicle being stolen from a property in Curling Tye, Basildon, on the morning of January 14.

Inspector Steve Parry said: "We know the impact this kind of invasive crime can have on victims, so we make it a priority to make sure those responsible are brought to justice.

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Police believe those responsible may have been seen on doorbell or dashcam footage in Basildon on Saturday evening (January 13) and Sunday morning.

Officers are asking anyone with any footage that will assist them to get in touch, quoting crime reference number 42/7299/24.