Thieves scarper in stolen vehicle after housebreaking in Westfields, St Albans

Westfields in St Albans. Photo: GOOGLE

Westfields in St Albans. Photo: GOOGLE - Credit: Archant

Thieves scarpered in a stolen vehicle after breaking into a home in Westfields, St Albans yesterday.

This was after smashing in a back door and turning the place over trying to find valuables.

They satisfied themselves with a small amount of cash and some CDs, and left in what is believed to have been a stolen car.

Its make and model has not been released.

Three police cars and a van swooped in on the scene after police were called at 3.46pm.

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But by the time they arrived, the burglars had already gotten away.

Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to call 101.

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