Police in Sheffield declare vans a 'major target' for thieves

Thousands of pounds worth of power tools were stolen from two vans parked in Sheffield over the weekend.

Monday, 30th January 2017, 8:37 am
Updated Monday, 30th January 2017, 8:41 am
Thieves stole power tools from vans parked in Sheffield over the weekend

The vans, which were parked in Driver Street and Furnace Lane, Woodhouse Mill, each had tools worth over £1,500 stored inside.

South Yorkshire Police said vans have become a 'major target' for thieves in the city.

A spokesman said: "If you have a works van or know someone that does please make sure you or they empty it every night as they are a major target."

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Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.