Appeal for information over tool thefts in Stoke-on-Trent
Written by Jane Lythgoe on 16 December 2020
Seven thousand pounds worth of power tools have been stolen from a works crew in Stoke-on-Trent. The incident happened in Bentilee while workers were installing broadband equipment. Police say two men wearing high-vis jackets pulled up in a flat bed truck with Highways maintenance written on the back, loaded the van up and drove away.
Laura Richards of Staffordshire Police’s Hanley Resolution Centre said: “We are appealing for either witnesses to the theft or for anyone who has been offered tools matching the above description to come forward.
“If you have any information or CCTV footage of the incident please get in touch.”
The serial number for the breaker pack is MA1136192 and the gun R40110871 if anyone is offered these items for sale.
Anyone with any information or CCTV footage should message Staffordshire Police on Facebook or Twitter quoting incident number 179 of 15 December, call 101 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.