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Early morning ram raid on Romford store

PUBLISHED: 19:05 17 November 2010

Aldi supermarket.

Aldi supermarket.

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CROOKS launched a daring ram raid on a budget supermarket in Romford on Sunday (November 14) - but fled empty-handed.

The driver, a man thought to be in his 40s, launched a silver E Class Mercedes into the loading bay doors of Aldi, in Marlborough Gardens, in the early hours.

“He attempted to gain entry to the high value stores area,” a police spokesman said. “He was unsuccessful and then left the bay - joining a second suspect. The two suspects then drove away from the scene in their vehicle.”

Police have not released a description of the other suspect.

CCTV has been collected and forensic officers have scoured the scene for clues.

The investigation continues.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has information that could assist the investigation, should call Pc Mark Shields at Romford Police Station on: 0300 123 1212


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