Thieves steal classic jeep

A rare classic red four by four jeep was stolen from a outside a home in Dewsbury.

Friday, 28th October 2016, 1:16 pm
Updated Monday, 31st October 2016, 9:44 am

Sajjad Janjua said his beloved Willys CJ3B was taken from outside Moorlands Avenue West at around 7pm yesterday.

He said: “It is a descendant of the army car that was used in the Second World War. There’s only two in the country.

“I’ve had it for about a year.

“The car was outside the house. I went in to drop something off inside from the shops and somebody must have jumped in it.”

Mr Janjua said he had recently moved to the area from Bradford.

He said: “I have never been so distraught in my life.

“I have worked really hard and saved a lot of money for this.

“I had this car as a toy when I was a kid, a model version.

“I always wanted it and it has taken me ten years to earn it.

“It would mean the world to get it back.

“It’s made me feel very stressed and cautious in my own home.

“Someone must have seen or heard the car. It’s very different and as loud as an aeroplane.”

Police said they were called to Moorlands Avenue West in Dewsbury just after 7.05pm on Thursday.

A spokesman said they received reports of a vehicle, which was not secured, being stolen from the address.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting reference 13160531474.