Have-a-go-hero chases burglars

Southend Standard: Have-a-go-hero chases burglars Have-a-go-hero chases burglars

A HAVE-A-GO hero chased a gang of burglars up the street - forcing them to drop their haul in the road.

Ben Aldridge, 26, forced the crooks to drop a stolen microwave and a vacuum cleaner in their haste to get away.

They had even stolen a packet filled with loo rolls from a house in Rodbridge Drive, Thorpe Bay.

His brother, Ike Aldridge, 23, said: “My brother actually chased four of them up the road. One of them had a microwave under one arm and another had a hoover and the dropped everything into the road.”

An Essex Police spokesman said the crooks may have tried other homes judging by the footprints they left in the snow.

No one was arrested The victim is yet to go through their belongings to see if anything else was stolen. Anyone with information should call Southend police on 101.

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9:41am Wed 23 Jan 13

Soouthchurch59 says...

'crooks to drop a stolen microwave and a vacuum cleaner'

Not the greatest heist in history....
'crooks to drop a stolen microwave and a vacuum cleaner' Not the greatest heist in history.... Soouthchurch59
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10:05am Wed 23 Jan 13

Rich{Carole says...

Has anyone picked up a microwave ? If you have then try and run with one under your arm ? Who were they weight lifting champions ?

You can but a brand new microwave fronm £39.99 so why would these idiots want a 2nd hand microwave worth about £10 maximum ?
Has anyone picked up a microwave ? If you have then try and run with one under your arm ? Who were they weight lifting champions ? You can but a brand new microwave fronm £39.99 so why would these idiots want a 2nd hand microwave worth about £10 maximum ? Rich{Carole
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10:29am Wed 23 Jan 13

Eric Whim says...

Rich{Carole wrote:
Has anyone picked up a microwave ? If you have then try and run with one under your arm ? Who were they weight lifting champions ?

You can but a brand new microwave fronm £39.99 so why would these idiots want a 2nd hand microwave worth about £10 maximum ?
they've gotta get the money for their crack habits from somewhere
[quote][p][bold]Rich{Carole[/bold] wrote: Has anyone picked up a microwave ? If you have then try and run with one under your arm ? Who were they weight lifting champions ? You can but a brand new microwave fronm £39.99 so why would these idiots want a 2nd hand microwave worth about £10 maximum ?[/p][/quote]they've gotta get the money for their crack habits from somewhere Eric Whim
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10:31am Wed 23 Jan 13

sosad 1 says...

Rich{Carole wrote:
Has anyone picked up a microwave ? If you have then try and run with one under your arm ? Who were they weight lifting champions ?

You can but a brand new microwave fronm £39.99 so why would these idiots want a 2nd hand microwave worth about £10 maximum ?
£10 ihave heard is the going rate for most small drug deals i think they were probley crack heads
[quote][p][bold]Rich{Carole[/bold] wrote: Has anyone picked up a microwave ? If you have then try and run with one under your arm ? Who were they weight lifting champions ? You can but a brand new microwave fronm £39.99 so why would these idiots want a 2nd hand microwave worth about £10 maximum ?[/p][/quote]£10 ihave heard is the going rate for most small drug deals i think they were probley crack heads sosad 1
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11:15am Wed 23 Jan 13

InTheKnowOk says...

Yeh, low life druggies would take the bogies from their grannies hankies if they thought they could get something for it
Yeh, low life druggies would take the bogies from their grannies hankies if they thought they could get something for it InTheKnowOk
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11:41am Wed 23 Jan 13

Southend1978Sunflower says...

Soouthchurch59 wrote:
'crooks to drop a stolen microwave and a vacuum cleaner' Not the greatest heist in history....
Hi, i think you are missing the point. low life druggies broke into a poor old person house and someone tried to chase them away- brave act.
[quote][p][bold]Soouthchurch59[/bold] wrote: 'crooks to drop a stolen microwave and a vacuum cleaner' Not the greatest heist in history....[/p][/quote]Hi, i think you are missing the point. low life druggies broke into a poor old person house and someone tried to chase them away- brave act. Southend1978Sunflower
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11:43am Wed 23 Jan 13

Southend1978Sunflower says...

There are sick people out there. Hope they catch them.
There are sick people out there. Hope they catch them. Southend1978Sunflower
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3:20pm Wed 23 Jan 13

Soouthchurch59 says...

Southend1978Sunflowe
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Soouthchurch59 wrote:
'crooks to drop a stolen microwave and a vacuum cleaner' Not the greatest heist in history....
Hi, i think you are missing the point. low life druggies broke into a poor old person house and someone tried to chase them away- brave act.
I agree. Another Micky Mouse caper, carried out by the sort of characters that would benefit from the legistration of the type of drugs, that no doubt, they were hoping to buy, having sold their meager spoils.
[quote][p][bold]Southend1978Sunflowe r[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Soouthchurch59[/bold] wrote: 'crooks to drop a stolen microwave and a vacuum cleaner' Not the greatest heist in history....[/p][/quote]Hi, i think you are missing the point. low life druggies broke into a poor old person house and someone tried to chase them away- brave act.[/p][/quote]I agree. Another Micky Mouse caper, carried out by the sort of characters that would benefit from the legistration of the type of drugs, that no doubt, they were hoping to buy, having sold their meager spoils. Soouthchurch59
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4:14pm Wed 23 Jan 13

kitkat wrapper says...

" and a vacuum cleaner". Druggies with OCD!!
" and a vacuum cleaner". Druggies with OCD!! kitkat wrapper
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5:33pm Wed 23 Jan 13

eddicaine says...

Having been burgled myself believe me it's no laughing matter. Apart from the trauma try dealing with the insurance company for your claim.
Having been burgled myself believe me it's no laughing matter. Apart from the trauma try dealing with the insurance company for your claim. eddicaine
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6:29pm Wed 23 Jan 13

Midani says...

Did they make a clean getaway?
Did they make a clean getaway? Midani
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8:35pm Wed 23 Jan 13

sosad 1 says...

eddicaine wrote:
Having been burgled myself believe me it's no laughing matter. Apart from the trauma try dealing with the insurance company for your claim.
eddi youso right its not even about insurance iwas robbed of next to nothing but it took me ages i even threw out after the crime perfectley good stuff even suspected people iknew of doing it, tinned food in the bin so midani its not funny
[quote][p][bold]eddicaine[/bold] wrote: Having been burgled myself believe me it's no laughing matter. Apart from the trauma try dealing with the insurance company for your claim.[/p][/quote]eddi youso right its not even about insurance iwas robbed of next to nothing but it took me ages i even threw out after the crime perfectley good stuff even suspected people iknew of doing it, tinned food in the bin so midani its not funny sosad 1
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8:53pm Wed 23 Jan 13

sosad 1 says...

sorry about earleir but violation of your home its not just about goods taken when the people who commit these crimes get caught i beleive if go s to a court max sentence 6 months thats very doubtful, the victims however a live of doubt
sorry about earleir but violation of your home its not just about goods taken when the people who commit these crimes get caught i beleive if go s to a court max sentence 6 months thats very doubtful, the victims however a live of doubt sosad 1
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