Thieves stealing tools in Stafford
Thieves have been targeting vans to steal tools across Stafford.
Police will be increasing patrols in the recently targeted areas and have issued a warning to residents to ensure their vans are secure.
A spokesman for Staffordshire Police said: "We have had reports of a number of vans being broken into in the Stafford Borough area, resulting in numerous tools having been stolen.
"We are currently still carrying out investigations but can I remind people to please ensure that all vans are secure and where possible remove all tools from the vehicles.
"We will be increasing our patrols in the targeted areas but please contact Staffordshire Police if you see any suspicious activities around vehicles."
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