Expensive tools stolen from van parked in Northamptonshire village

Specialist tools were stolen from a van in Weedon
Specialist tools were stolen from a van in Weedon

Thieves have stolen tools and specialist equipment worth several thousand pounds from a van parked in a Northamptonshire village.

The theft happened sometime between 10pm yesterday (Thursday) and 2.30am this morning (Friday) in Equestrian Way, Weedon.

The thieves broke into the van and stole a range of items, including a rare type of Agilent wirescope cable tester, a Makita radio, a number of Makita drills, a Fatmax Stanley tool bag and two Makita torches.

All the tools have CSA written on them in black marker pen.

Officers are appealing for anyone who saw or heard any vehicles, or anyone acting suspiciously in the area during the times stated, particularly around 2am, to get in touch.

They would also like to hear from anyone who may have been offered for sale any of the items list above or any second-hand tools which they suspect may have been stolen.

Witnesses, or anyone with information, are asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.