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Cottam homeowner releases pictures as cars broken into

Posted on - 9th January, 2019 - 3:41pm | Author - | Posted in - Cottam, Crime, Preston News
The man is seen on the driveway in the early hours of Wednesday morning Pic: Jack Hough/Blog Preston
The man is seen on the driveway in the early hours of Wednesday morning Pic: Jack Hough/Blog Preston

A homeowner at a new-build estate in Cottam has spoken out after his car was targeted by a would-be thief.

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Jack Hough, in Fallow Avenue, Cottam, released CCTV pictures to Blog Preston.

He said around 3am on Wednesday (9 January) his car and others on the street were targeted.

A second homeowner has come forward to Blog Preston and confirmed her car was broken into during the early hours of Wednesday morning.

The cars being tried on the drive in Cottam Pic: Jack Hough/Blog Preston
The cars being tried on the drive in Cottam Pic: Jack Hough/Blog Preston

Jack said: “You can see him checking the car and garage doors.

“We couldn’t make out his face. I couldn’t sleep for an hour after seeing the footage.

“There’s a van seen driving down the street five minutes before the guy is seen on my drive.

“We’re speaking with neighbours to see if anyone else got a shot of him.”

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The incident has been reported to Preston Police and anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting log number LC-20190109-0276.

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