Wiltshire: The police are warning of a spate of Land Rover thefts across the county of Wiltshire. Some of the vehicles have been recovered burnt-out while others have not been found. The vehicles being stolen are predominantly 300Tdi L, M, N and P registration plated and were all manufactured prior to immobilisers being factory fitted as standard. Sergeant Andrea Faircloth from the rural crime team said, 'These types of vehicles are relied on heavily by members of the rural and farming communities, so these thefts are not only inconvenient but they also disrupt their livelihood. The rural crime team would like to hear from anyone with information.' The rural crime team are based throughout Wiltshire and would like to hear from anyone with any information about these crimes. Please call 0845 408 7000 ext 723548 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Worcestershire: A metallic blue Land-Rover Defender 90 was taken from the city’s Pitchcroft car park. Owner Martin Grice, of Bath Road, Worcester, believes the custom vehicle was taken during the late evening as a resident living nearby heard the vehicle’s distinctive engine noise at that time. A spokesman for West Mercia Police said 'the vehicle has five-spoke alloy wheels, a Scorpion Racing front-bumper, off-road sills and a black snorkel, all of which make it even more distinctive.' Anyone with information is urged to call police on 0300 333 3000, quoting 66S/100310 or anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Cheshire: The Police are appealing for information after a thief stole a grey Land Rover Discovery parked parked outside a semi-detached home in Chester Road, Middlewich. A police spokesman said it was not yet known how the thief broke into the vehicle. Anyone with any information should phone police on 0845 458 0000.
Staffordshire: Tamworth Police are appealing for any witnesses to an incident in which a man was assaulted in his Discovery in Ludgate, Tamworth Town Centre. The victim had stopped his Land Rover Discovery when he was approached by a long haired man with dark skin, in his mid 30s and of medium build wearing a black woolly hat, black leather gloves and dark clothing. He also had a dog with him, described as a husky breed, with grey and white fur. Police are appealing for any witnesses to the incident to come forward contact PC Matthew Eagle at Tamworth Police Station, telephone 0300 123 44 55 or, call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
Berkshire: A Range Rover owner had his motor stolen right before his eyes as a prospective buyer tested it out on Wednesday. Police said the man, had his Range Rover, registration number, CE04 ALS, stolen after stopping in a layby in St Leonard's Road, Windsor. The proposed buyer had asked the owner to get out so he could listen to the exhaust as he revved up the engine, but as soon as he did, the man drove off. The thief is described as white, 6ft and aged 27- 30 years old, blond hair, with a birth mark on the side of his neck. If you have any information contact the police enquiry centre on 08458 505505 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.