‘My car parts were stolen to order’ claims Codicote victim

PUBLISHED: 17:00 20 October 2013

The car in Codicote, without the stolen bumper

The car in Codicote, without the stolen bumper


A car bumper was “stolen to order” by precision thieves, a shocked owner has claimed.

Sandie and Charlotte BeckSandie and Charlotte Beck

Charlotte Beck was horrified to discover the bumper of her beloved one-year-old Vauxhall Corsa had been surgically-removed between 11.30pm last Tuesday and 8am the following morning.

She had parked the chilli orange motor outside her home in Valley Road, Codicote.

She told the WHT: “I was shocked and upset and in tears. I’ve only had the car six months it’s not good.”

She added: “A few people have said they [the thieves] must have done it to order.”

Miss Beck said police had conducted door-to-door enquiries, but a Hertfordshire Constabulary spokeswoman said there were so far no suspects.

Her mum Sandie said: “My daughter went out to her car to find that the complete front bumper including headlights had been carefully removed from her one-year-old Vauxhall Corsa.”

She added: “The car has now been collected by a garage arranged by the insurance company.”

The police spokeswoman said: “A front bumper, lights and index plates were stolen from a Vauxhall Corsa.”

She added: “There are no suspect details for this offence.”

If you have any information call the police on 101.

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