Thief chased after trying to steal vehicle from Crawley property

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A quick-thinking Land Rover owner chased off a thief as he tried to steal the vehicle from outside a Crawley house.

The owner was alerted as the thief activated the Land Rover’s alarm while it was parked near his property in Hollingbourne Crescent, Tollgate Hill.

Police, who revealed details of the attempted theft today, say the incident was reported to them on May 7.