Theft from vans

Leicestershire Police is warning local van owners to be vigilant after a recent increase in tool theft from vans.

Van owners are being urged to follow these simple steps to prevent them from becoming a victim:

Tools are extremely valuable possessions and when stolen, can impact hugely on small businesses. Leicestershire Police would like to remind all van owners to remove their tools from the vehicle when it is left unattended for long periods of time and overnight.

Anyone with information about vehicle crime in Leicester, Leicestershire or Rutland is urged to call Leicestershire Police. We rely on information from members of the public in order to crack down effectively on this type of crime. If anyone is offered tools for sale in suspicious circumstances they should contact us on 101. Alternatively, they can call independent charity CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111.

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