Five cars stolen from Manchester Ford dealership by gang of thieves

Time 2:43 pm, May 28, 2019

THIEVES raided an Evans Halshaw dealership in Greater Manchester during the early hours of Monday morning and fled with five Ford models.

The showroom, in Manchester Road, Altrincham, was initially broken into at 11:20pm on Sunday night by a single intruder who stole a number of car keys, police said.

At 2am on Monday morning, a gang of around 10 offenders then stole five Fords after ramming a vehicle through a perimeter wall.

Inspector Dave Jones, from the Trafford Division of Greater Manchester Police, said: ‘This was a well-planned burglary that has deliberately targeted this business premises.’

No arrests have been made, and police are asking for anyone with information to come forward.

The vehicles stolen were:

  • A silver Ford Focus – GF62 WEP
  • A blue Ford Fiesta – MK18 LGC
  • A grey Ford Fiesta – DN18 JJZ
  • A silver Ford Fiesta – MG68 EOU
  • A white Ford Fiesta – MJ19 OEX

Inspector Jones added: ‘I would like to reassure the public and advise we are treating this as an isolated incident and are determined to find those responsible.

‘We have been following a number of lines of enquiry and are appealing for the public to come forward with any information or dashcam footage they might have.’

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 0161 856 7527 or 101, quoting incident number 523 of 27/05/2019, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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