Emergency services rushed to the scene at around 7pm yesterday to find the black Audi A5 wedged inside the building. Miraculously, no one inside t
Emergency services rushed to the scene at around 7pm yesterday to find the black Audi A5 wedged inside the building. Miraculously, no one inside the terraced house in Anfield, Liverpool, suffered serious injuries due to the incident.
Merseyside Police have established that the car was stolen in a burglary three miles away in Old Swan, Liverpool, on Wednesday September 8, and it is believed the house was deliberately targeted.
A man wearing a baseball cap and dark clothing was seen getting out of the car and running off down a residential road, reports Liverpool Echo.
Merseyside Fire and Rescue also attended the emergency and confirmed people were inside the house at the time, but no one was seriously hurt.
The fire service are now working to make the scene safe and have called for a structural engineer to visit the scene.
Chief Inspector Steve Hardy, of Merseyside Police, said: “We believe the car was deliberately driven into the house and are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or who has any information which could help us with our inquiries to come forward.
“This was a reckless act and we are fortunate that no one was injured.
“Crime Scene Investigators are currently at the scene and house-to-house inquiries are being carried out.
“Officers will also be checking CCTV in a bid to identify the person responsible.
“We are also interested in hearing from anyone who may have seen a black Audi A5 parked up in their street, or neighbourhood (which is not normally parked up in the area), between 8 September and today. Information they have could be vital to our investigation.”
If you witnessed this incident or have any information contact Merseyside Police social media desk via Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’ with reference 975 of 16 September.
You can also call 101 or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their website here: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/forms/give-information-anonymously.