Doorbell footage released in hunt for would-be car thieves

November 27, 2018

STAFFORDSHIRE Police is appealing for information after two men were spotted acting suspiciously close to Tamworth in the early hours of this morning (27 November).

At around 1am, two people were caught on camera trying car doors on a driveway in the Elford area and attempting to use a relay device to gain access to a vehicle.

The suspects then spot that the homeowner has CCTV installed and leave.

Footage released by Staffordshire Police

Officers from the Lichfield neighbourhood policing team, which covers the Elford area, are increasing patrols and will be engaging with the local community to gather intelligence on this issue.

Detectives are investigating this incident and have asked if you recognise the person pictured or spotted anyone in the Elford area acting suspiciously, please contact 101 quoting incident number 24 of 27 November.

You can also report information about crime by contacting the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court.