A man and woman have been arrested after childrens toys were stolen from a car.

Officers stopped a yellow sprinter van in Ongar Road, Brentwood, yesterday morning.

A 30-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman, both from Dagenham, were arrested on suspicion of theft. The man has also been arrested on suspicion of driving whilst disqualified.

The pair remain in custody.

The arrests followed reports a van had been involved in the theft of children's toys, which had been taken from inside a car on Selwood Road, Brentwood, on Sunday, May 10.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to submit information through Essex Police's website or call 101. Please quote the crime reference number 42/66451/20.

To remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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