Thieves chased after warehouse raid

THIEVES were caught by a police patrol car before they could get away with anything when they targeted a plumbing warehouse.

NPS Plumbing Solutions in Orchard Road, Royston, was raided last Wednesday (11) night at 11.50pm.

A passing patrol car spotted the danger and the men fled in their car, driving off into Kneesworth where they abandoned it and ran off.

A police helicopter was sent out but failed to track down the men. Nothing was stolen.

A police spokesperson said: “Officers were carrying out routine patrols in the industrial area when they disturbed the offenders.

“They gave chase in a car and it was followed to Kneesworth where they drove into a field and ran away.

“We carried out a search of the area and used a force helicopter and the car was located but the offenders weren’t.

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“Inquiries are now ongoing but no arrests have been made at this stage.”

Anyone who may have any information should call the Hertfordshire Police non-emergency number on 0845 3300222 quoting crime ref G4/11/391.