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Witness appeal following vehicle stolen in car key burglary in Rubery, Birmingham

West Mercia Police is appealing for information after a burgundy Vauxhall Zafira was stolen from an address in the Barrington Road area of Rubery, Birmingham.

Between 10pm on Sunday 2 July and 9am Monday 3 July, the offender or offenders have forced entry into the property and taken the key for the car.

Investigating officers are following a number of lines of enquiry in order to trace the vehicle and find the people responsible. They are also appealing for information from the public.

PC Lauren Sims, of West Mercia Police, said: "I would like to hear from anyone within the area at the time who saw a burgundy Vauxhall Zafira being driven between the stated times, or anyone acting suspiciously prior.

"I would also urge anyone who knows who is responsible to come forward, or if you have been approached by anyone looking to sell this vehicle.  

"You can speak to the police directly or remain anonymous by contacting Crimestoppers."

Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting incident number 1384S of 3 July 2017.

Alternatively, if you want to give information but don't want to give your name you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or use their anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. Crimestoppers are not part of the police, when you contact them you won't be identified. The only person who knows you have given information is you.

Issued 6pm, Wednesday 5 July 2017, Kieren Bodill, Corporate Communications

Published 05/07/17