New car stolen from Burnley dealership

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A BRAND new car was stolen shortly after being delivered to a Burnley car dealership.

The black Ford Focus had just been dropped off at Evans Halshaw Ford at Bancroft Road when a thief stole the keys from the delivery wagon cab.

The thief then drove off in the £15,000 unregistered car sometime between noon and 12-30pm on Monday.

Sgt Roger Crew of Burnley Police said: “We do not know yet whether this was a planned or opportunistic theft. Anyone with information should call police on 425001 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”