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Stolen car found on fire in Frating
A MERCEDES was stolen and set on fire during a burglary.
Thieves broke into a house in Chestnut Way, Brightlingsea, between 11pm on September 7 and 3.25am on September 8 and took keys to the black car which was parked on the driveway.
It was later discovered on fire in Church Road, Frating, just before 3.25am on September 8.
A laptop computer was also stolen during the burglary, where thieves forced rear patio doors to get into the house.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Pc Natalie King at Colchester on 101.