Car with cloned number plates causes damage after driving into store during Northampton burglary

Witnesses are being sought following a burglary at a store in Ransome Road, Far Cotton.

Monday, 24th September 2018, 12:00 pm
Updated Monday, 24th September 2018, 1:03 pm
The incident happened in Ransome Road last week, police today confirmed. Picture: Google Maps.

The incident happened on Saturday, September 22, between 1.50am and 2.20am, when a car with cloned plates backed into the main front door to the store causing extensive damage, Northamptonshire Police today said.

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The offenders were disturbed moments later by police and they made off at speed towards St Leonard’s Road. Nothing is believed to have been stolen.

A spokeswoman for Northamptonshire Police said: "The offenders were two men wearing tracksuits and face coverings."

Anyone with information should contact Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, they can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.