Early morning ram raid on Romford store

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.


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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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