Sheffield firm's vans broken into three times in 24 hours

Thieves broke into three vans belonging to a Sheffield firm three times in 24 hours.

Wednesday, 31st January 2018, 9:52 am
Updated Wednesday, 31st January 2018, 9:56 am
Stradbroke Drive, Sheffield

The vans were targeted in Stradbroke Drive, Stradbroke, earlier this week, with copper piping worth £600 stolen.

Surgery for man hit in face with champagne bottle in Sheffield nightclubThe thefts are under investigation by South Yorkshire Police.

New Sheffield police chief issues warning to gangsOfficers are also investigating the break-in of a van parked in Westland Gardens, Westfield, this week.

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Power tools were stolen by the thief or culprits responsible.

Gun fired at car on Sheffield estateA South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: "Please refrain from leaving any valuables inside your vehicles, including plant machinery and tools.

"Aim to garage your vehicle overnight.

"If this isn't possible park on a drive backed up to garage door, wall or other vehicle to restrict access to any doors. Alternatively leave in a well lit, overlooked area ensuring nothing of value is left inside."

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.