Car stolen from Penwortham used in string of burglaries

Smart car with false plates found in Preston street
Smart car with false plates found in Preston street

Forensic experts are examining a car which was stolen in Penwortham and used in a string of burglaries.

The vehicle was discovered in a street in Preston bearing false number plates.

Police say it was stolen by thieves when they burgled a property in Penwortham and was then used in several commercial break-ins.

The two-seater Smart car has been recovered and taken away for forensic tests.