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BMW stolen in violent Cranleigh robbery

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Published by the Eagle Radio News Team at 5:54pm 13th June 2018.

A man has been robbed of his 4x4 BMW in a violent robbery in Cranleigh on Tuesday evening (12 June).

Two people had been to his house in Fern Mead to view the 2011 black X5 which had been advertised for sale online.

It is believed they hit the victim before making off in his vehicle. He suffered a fractured leg, bruising and swelling.

Police, who were called shortly before 6pm, are trying to the trace two men behind the robbery.

They are described as:

Man 1:

  • Asian
  • In his early 20s
  • Slim
  • Around 5ft 10"
  • Brown slicked over hair
  • Wearing brown chino-style trousers and a blue jacket

Man 2:

  • Asian
  • In his mid to late 20s
  • Around 5ft 6" tall
  • Brown hair
  • Larger build
  • Wearing glasses

Officers also want to hear from anyone who was driving through the area at the time and has dashcam footage.

Investigating Officer Detective Constable Lawrence Burden from Surrey Police CID said: "If you were driving in the area, particularly around the Ewhurst Road or High Street area of Cranleigh shortly after 6pm last night, we urge you to check dashcam footage. Similarly, if you live in the Fern Mead area and have CCTV cameras, please review any recordings you may have.

"If you are thinking of privately selling a vehicle, please keep the keys and documents secure and always accompany prospective buyers on test drives."

Anyone with any information is asked to call Surrey Police on 101 quoting PR/45180061794.


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