Offenders ram stolen vehicles into Aylesbury shop in attempted burglary raid

Stolen vehicles are being used in attempts to raid a supermarket store in Aylesbury, Thames Valley Police reports.

By James Lowson
Wednesday, 3rd August 2022, 10:51 am

The police force announced this morning (3 August), that officers are on the scene at the Co-Op on Jansel Square in Bedgrove.

Thames Valley Police say the offenders are using a ‘ram-raid’ technique to try and steal money from the shop.

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Officers are using 'various resources' to make the scene safe

Ram-raids are defined as attempted thefts where the burglars use cars to try and break into shops.

Often this involves trying to crash into and smash a shop window.

A Thames Valley Police spokesperson said: “Unknown offenders have used stolen vehicles to facilitate a ‘ram raid’ style offence at the location, targeting till points and the ATM.

“If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please contact Police via 101 quoting reference 43220343812.”

The spokesperson added that the police officers on the scene are using “various resources” to apprehend the criminals.