Dagenham man arrested on suspicion of car thefts in Kent

Picture: Kent Police

Picture: Kent Police - Credit: Photographic and Imaging Unit

A 42-year-old man from Dagenham has been arrested on suspicion of theft by Kent Police after being found near a stolen car with false licence plates.

When officers tracked down a stolen Range Rover to find it unattended in the parish of Barming, they followed-up reports about a suspicious vehicle in the area.

The car, a Hyundai i30, was found and with false number plates. It was also stolen.

A police dog found the car keys in a flower bed close by. The Dagenham man was spotted in a nearby garden and was arrested on suspicion of theft.

He has been released pending further investigation.


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