Police issue warning over theft of power tools in Sheffield

Thieves have been targeting vehicles parked in Sheffield for power tools left inside.

Thursday, 28th April 2016, 11:14 am
Updated Thursday, 28th April 2016, 11:19 am

Vehicles were broken into in White Lane, Charnock; Richworth Road, Handsworth; Skelton Lane, Beighton; Fishponds Road and Masefield Road, both in Woodthorpe.

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A van parked in Holbrook Road, Woodthorpe, had tools and a ladder stolen from inside after a side window was smashed to gain entry.

Police said a van was also broken into in Plantin Rise, Halfway, after a door was forced open but nothing was stolen on that occasion.

Witnesses to any of the incident or anyone with information on those responsible or handling stolen goods should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.