Police called to Rainham after reports of suspected burglary

Police dogs and a helicopter were in Rainham after a suspected burglary.

Officers were in Ingrebourne Road after a vehicle, suspected to have been involved in a house burglary, was stopped. The burglary is not believed to have happened in the area.

Essex Police dogs’ unit and a helicopter were deployed to the scene.

Cllr Jeff Tucker (Independent Residents’ Group, Rainham and Wennington) said: “There was a lot of police activity in the area. There were about two police vans, one of them a dog van, and four police cars.”