Thieves tried to break into van in Northampton before fleeing in a ‘dark estate’

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Two men who fled after being spotted trying to break into a van in a Northampton industrial estate are being sought by police.

Officers are appealing for witnesses after two men were seen attempting to break the lock on a van in Rosemoor Drive, East Hunsbury on Friday, November 6.

They were distracted by a witness and made off in what police have described as a “dark estate” car.

The first criminal is described as white, aged about 25, of medium build and about 5ft 10 ins.

The second was also white, around 25 years of age, of medium build and about 5ft five ins.

A police spokeswoman said: “Vehicle owners are reminded not to leave valuables in their vehicles and to keep vehicles locked at all times.”

Anyone with any information can call Northamptonshire Police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.