POLICE have released the details of three men they believe could be involved in a ram raid, which took place at a phone shop and resulted in the theft of thousands of pounds worth of mobile phones.

At around 12.20am on Wednesday, September 18, a Nissan X-Trail was used in the ram raid of 'Fone Fix' in the Wellington Square shopping centre in Stockton.

It is believed three men ram raided the vehicle into the store, before making off with thousands of pounds worth of phones, tablets, laptops and several accessories.

Officers investigating said seven phones, a grey iPad Air 2 and a white Lenovo laptop was stolen, while they said six bluetooth i12 earpods, 12 black powerbanks for an iPhone 7 Plus and four MacBook charging cables were taken.

Amongst the phones allegedly taken, a coral coloured iPhone XR, blue Samsung A10, rose gold iPhone 7, silver iPhone 6, black Samsung J3, black Samsung S9 and a rose gold iPhone 6S, was also reported missing along with the black Casio till and £100 in cash.

Police said the driver of the Nissan is described as a white man, wearing a dark top and dark-coloured baseball cap, was of medium build and in his 20s or 30s.

The second man was described as a white man, wearing a blue baseball cap, dark padded jacket, jogging bottoms and grey trainers, also of medium build and in his 20s and 30s.

The third man also described as a white man but of slim build, was believed to have been seen wearing a black jacket with hood up and navy jogging bottoms with three white stripes down the side. 

Police said the third man is described as having a prominent nose and in his early 30s.

The Nissan X-Trail was later recovered on Rosedale Avenue in Middlesbrough.

  • Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact PSI Knapp at Cleveland Police on 101, quoting event number 160783.
  • Independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.