Car with smashed window winched out of water

File photo. Picture: Ian Burt.

File photo. Picture: Ian Burt. - Credit: IAN BURT

Police are appealing for information following an incident which saw a car winched out of the water in Oulton Broad.

A spokesman for the police said they were called to reports of a silver Toyota Yaris in the water at the Yacht Station, Oulton Broad.

She added: 'The fire service was called for assistance and the car was winched out of the water and back onto the land.

'A search was made but no-one was found inside the car.'

A crime of interference with a motor vehicle has been recorded by police after it was discovered to have a smashed window when it was found in the water.

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A spokesman for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service said: 'We attended and used the Unimog [a specialised truck for water rescues] to remove the vehicle.'

The Environment Agency was also called due to what was believed to be a petrol leak from the car.

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Anyone who saw anything suspicious or has any information can contact Suffolk Police on 101 quoting the crime reference number 37/35304/18.

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