Thief steals empty suitcase from car parked in Hitchin

PUBLISHED: 10:49 06 March 2018 | UPDATED: 10:49 06 March 2018

Someone stole an empty suitcase from a car parked in Hitchin last night.

Someone stole an empty suitcase from a car parked in Hitchin last night.

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Someone broke into a parked car to steal a suitcase in Hitchin last night – but may have been disappointed to find it was empty.

Police said the theft happened between 8.25pm and 9.40pm, in Grammar School Walk, with the thief afterwards making off in an unknown direction.

The car was a silver Saab, whose rear windscreen was found smashed. Officers said an empty burgundy suitcase was stolen.

Anyone with information should call 101 and quote crime reference G1/18/727, or report at herts.police.uk/report. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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