Stolen car found burning in Colgate

A CAR stolen from Crawley on Thursday evening (January 27) was discovered burning in Colgate shortly afterwards police have revealed.

Firefighters were called to Tower Road at 8.30pm and discovered the Peugeot 307 ablaze. They quickly put the fire out, but the vehicle was completely burnt out.

A short while later, a blue Peugeot 307 was reported stolen from Weddell Road in Crawley some time after 6.15pm that evening.

Police are investigating reports that it may have been used in connection with an attempted break in in Horsham shortly before it was found alight.

Anyone who may have seen the vehicle in the Crawley, Horsham or Colgate areas duing the early evening of Thursday is asked to call 0845 60 70 999 quoting serial 1435 of January 27.