Police find ‘lorry used in 53m robbery’

Last refreshed at 18:58 28 February 2006
Detectives exploring Britain’s greatest money burglary are seeking a cultivate in Kent.
They too accept they have found the white lorry utilized to transport the money from the depot.
Police could not instantly affirm any points of interest about where, at the point when or, on the other hand how the lorry was found.
It is respected as the key vehicle in the examination what’s more, was the as it were one of the a few still remarkable from prior appeals.
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The lorry was caught on CCTV as it cleared out the stop in the early hours of last Wednesday.
The confines were dumped a maybe a couple hours later, at around 9.30am, what’s more, police are engaging for anybody who saw the vehicle amid this time to contact them.
Examination of the lorry is likely to yield fundamental measurable pieces of information in the chase for the posse mindful for the £53 million raid, which shows up to be gathering pace.
Road checks will be directed at key areas over the region today around evening time what’s more, amid the early hours of tomorrow, one week after the robbery.
Kent’s Colleague Boss Constable Adrian Leppard said: “We trust to run people’s memories. Did they see anything last week – what’s more, did the posse test their design what’s more, the course they utilized in the weeks running up to the robbery?
Promising leads

“Over the past maybe a couple days we have been following up a number of exceedingly promising leads what’s more, I remain sure that we are nearer to getting those included in the robbery.”
Around a dozen police vehicles stopped outside the sprawling property in Staplehurst, what’s more, formally dressed officers could be seen at work.
Kent Police at first declined to affirm that they were seeking the farm, or, then again regardless of whether it was thought to be the put where the Securitas stop supervisor was held prisoner after being kidnapped.
The move comes as officers proceed to question four men in association with the attack in Tonbridge last week, which gotten more than £53million.
They have moreover discharged photos of a Volvo comparative to the one utilized by two false policeman to grab stop supervisor Colin Dixon last Tuesday evening on the A249 close Stockbury, what’s more, a silver Nissan Almera comparative to the one driven by Mr Dixon that night.
Officers have affirmed that five captures have been made since Sunday evening in association with the robbery, in expansion to the six individuals safeguarded last week.
In total, four of the five men captured were confined in “pre-planned guns operations”, Kent Police said.
One included a vehicle being driven in Tankerton in the town of Whitstable in Kent on Sunday evening – amid which police were said to have shot out the wheels of a BMW auto – what’s more, another included two men who were captured in a vehicle in Greenwich in south east London on Monday.
One of the five men has since been discharged on safeguard what’s more, judges last night gave police a further 26 hours to test two of the men.
The gang, said to be six-strong what’s more, working at the top level of sorted out crime, grabbed 51-year-old Mr Dixon what’s more, held his spouse Lynn, 45, what’s more, nine-year-old child Craig hostage.
They were at that point cleared out tied up along with 14 other laborers at the site as the criminals fled with £53,116,760 – more than twofold the sum taken in the strike at the Northern Bank’s Belfast base camp in December 2004, which gotten £26.5 million, police have revealed.

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