About 12.30 pm just after noon today. Attempted car crime in Main Street, Belmesthorpe. Two men, probably late 20s, wearing hi vis jackets and Covid masks. Drove through village slowly, spotted car with open window, pulled in and one man got out and attempted to enter the car. But was seen, disturbed and forced to flee. Car was a grey Mercedes A class, reg. BG53 KH*. Found to be untaxed. Police have been informed.
Any witnesses to this incident, or sightings of vehicle please pass information on Tel 101 for the information of the Beat Officer, North Beat Rutland.
Rutland residents should be aware that such opportunist criminals are abroad, and never leave empty cars unlocked..even for a few minutes. Also avoid leaving valuables on view inside vehicles.