Burglars stole car in Scarborough then crashed it into tree within minutes
Burglars stole the keys to a car from a house in Scarborough then crashed the vehicle within minutes of making their getaway.
The thieves smashed a window at the home in Overgreen View, Burniston, to get inside yesterday lunchtime.
Then they took the keys to the owner's car parked, which was on the driveway, and drove off in it.
North Yorkshire Police said they were alerted to the theft of the silver Vauxhall Astra just before 12.10pm.
And within minutes they received another call from a member of the public who said the car had crashed into a tree in Barrowcliff Road, Scarborough.
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