Crooks knock down garden wall in Rainham while attempting to steal car

Bungling crooks crashed into a garden wall as they attempted to steal a car.

The thief or thieves forced open a front door in Gray Gardens, Rainham and stole the keys to a blue Rover.

But they crashed the car into a neighbour’s wall and then fled the scene.

The incident took place at around 5am on December 30.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Romford CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.