Thieves steal £10,000 worth of tools from van

Cornish couple held by Cambridgeshre Police in a case of mistaken identity

Cornish couple held by Cambridgeshre Police in a case of mistaken identity - Credit: Archant

Police are appealing for information following the theft of tools worth about £10,000 from a van in Wilburton.

The theft of Snap-On tools and equipment is believed to have taken place between 12.30am, on February 6, and 4.10pm, on February 8.

PC Andy Harding said: “This is an extremely valuable collection of tools and equipment, which are vital to the livelihood of the victim.

“I urge anyone with information to come forward.”

The theft happened just days before £1,000-worth of tools were stolen from a van in Millpit Furlong, in Littleport.


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Among the equipment stolen in the raid, which happened on February 8, were a Leica laser level, a Bosch power drill in a blue box and a Ryobi power drill in a grey box.

Anyone with information about the thefts, or where the tools are now, should contact PC Harding, at Ely CID, on 101, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

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