Thieves stole safes from Luton home

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Bedfordshire Police are urging witnesses to come forward after a burglary took place at a property in Truro Gardens, Luton on Monday, March 3.

The incident happened between 5pm and 5.30pm when the residents were out and offenders forced their way in to the house through the kitchen door.

One of the residents returned home to find a messy search had been conducted throughout the home and saw three men running from the scene.

The offenders got in to a dark grey BMW three series that belonged to the residents and drove away along the A6, from Luton towards the M1.

Shortly after a member of the public reported that a Honda Civic and a BMW had parked at a roundabout on the A6 and approximately four men were removing the number plates from two vehicles. Both vehicles had then driven off towards Streatley.

Officers searched the area and recovered two safes that had been taken from the Truro Gardens burglary and the broken number plates.

The officer in charge of this investigation, Detective Constable Richard Cunningham, said: “I am keen to speak with anyone who saw the men in the Truro Gardens area of Luton or anyone who saw the men in the Streatley area after the burglary. All information will be used to help find these offenders and they can contact the police and give information in complete confidence.”

Anyone with information relating to this crime can contact DC Cunningham, at Luton Police Station,in confidence, on 01582 394373, or Bedfordshire Police on 101, or text information to 07786 200011.

Alternatively contact the independent crime fighting charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800555 111.

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