Burglary and car theft take place on same St Albans street

PUBLISHED: 12:03 06 August 2018 | UPDATED: 12:11 06 August 2018

Hazelwood Drive. Picture: Danny Loo.

Hazelwood Drive. Picture: Danny Loo.


A burglary and a car theft have taken place on the same St Albans street, barely more than a week apart.

Thieves smashed a glass patio door at the rear of a Hazelwood Drive home between 10pm on Sunday, July 29 and 9pm on Monday, July 30.

It is not yet known how they escaped, or whether anything was stolen.

Anyone who has any information about the burglary has been asked to call 101 and quote crime reference number 41/22796/18.

A blue BMW was also stolen from a Hazelwood Drive home between 10pm and 11pm on Wednesday, July 18.

Police have reminded drivers not to leave small change in the centre console, satellite navigation systems, laptops, charger cables, wallets, tools, sunglasses in their car and asked them to ensure their vehicles are locked and secured.

Anyone who has any information about the car theft has been asked to ring 101 and quote crime reference 41/19426/18.

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