Detectives are appealing for information and footage from members of the public after two Audi cars were stolen following an overnight burglary in Neston.
The keys to the grey Audi Q2 and the blue Audi RS7 are believed to have been stolen from a house in The Spinney at around 1.20am yesterday, Tuesday 2 July.
The distinctive cars, which were parked on the driveway, were then driven away from the scene.
One of the vehicles, the RS7, was involved in a collision on Woodchurch Road in Birkenhead soon after it had been stolen.
The back of the car is believed to have been damaged as a result of the incident, which occurred near to The Swan pub at around 3am.
The car fled the scene following the collision.
Enquiries in relation to the burglary, the vehicle thefts and the collision are ongoing and detectives are urging anyone with any information or footage that may aid the investigation to get in touch.
They have released images of the cars so that members of the public know what they look like.
Detective Constable Tom Davies said: “The offenders got into a house in The Spinney as the occupants were asleep and then stole the two distinctive Audi cars that were parked outside.
“We know that at least one of the cars was driven to the Birkenhead area in Wirral, as it was involved in a collision there.
“We are determined to establish who stole the cars, bring them to justice and have the vehicles returned to their rightful owners.
“Enquiries are ongoing and as part of our investigation we are appealing for anyone who was in The Spinney area on the night that the cars were stolen and witnessed anything suspicious to come forward.
“Perhaps you saw the offenders, or the cars being driven away.
“We also want to speak to anyone who believes that they may have CCTV or dashcam footage of the offenders or of the cars fleeing the scene.
“The same goes for anyone who believes that they may know who the offenders are or have information regarding the whereabouts of the stolen cars.
“One of the vehicles, the blue Audi RS7, is believed to have been damaged as a result of the collision in Birkenhead.
“If you see such a car with damage to the rear please get in touch.
“We have released images of the cars that were stolen. If you think that you see either car we want to hear from you.
“We also want to hear from anyone who witnessed, or has dashcam footage of, the collision in Birkenhead.”
Anyone with information or CCTV footage that may help the investigation should call Cheshire Constabulary on 101, quoting IML 444221, give the details via https://cheshire.police.uk/contact/general-enquiries or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Dashcam footage can be submitted online at www.cheshire.police.uk/advice-and-support/roads-and-vehicle-safety/submit-dashcam-footage.