Power tools worth over £10,000 stolen from van in Hemel Hempstead

Officers are appealing for witnesses and information

Tuesday, 29th June 2021, 12:19 pm
Updated Tuesday, 29th June 2021, 12:20 pm

Police are investigating after power tools worth in excess of £10,000 were stolen from a van in Hemel Hempstead.

Officers investigating the reports of tool theft and vehicle interference in Apsley are appealing for information and witnesses.

The tool theft happened in Harrier Close overnight between Monday, June 7, and Tuesday, June 8.

Police are sharing this image of some of the stolen items

Offender(s) gained access to a white Volkswagen Caddy van and stole power tools worth in excess of £10,000.

Investigator Lisa Brown, from the Dacorum Local Crime Unit, said: “The victim is a tradesman and the theft of his tools has greatly impacted his livelihood.

"It appears keyless entry has been gained and the vehicle moved forward by the offenders.

“We are sharing images of some of the stolen items so please contact police if you believe you have seen these for sale anywhere, or you have been offered them by anyone.

Police are sharing these three images of some of the stolen items

“We are also keen to hear from anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity in the area overnight between Monday 7 June and Tuesday 8 June.”

If you have any information, you can email Investigator Brown at [email protected], report information online, or call 101 quoting reference 41/42511/21.

Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit their website www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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