Appeal after van stolen in Stoke-on-Trent
Written by Jane Lythgoe on 7 January 2021
Police are appealing for witnesses after a van containing thousands of pounds worth of tools was taken in Stoke-on-Trent.
A silver Mercedes Sprinter was stolen from outside a property on Lightwood Road in Lightwood in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
The vehicle contained tools worth between £10,000 and £15,000. The van’s registration plate is DA67 NHD.
The theft took place at around 1.30am on January 6 and the stolen van is believed to have been driven towards the direction of Stone.
Now officers from Stoke-on-Trent South Neighbourhood Policing Team are investigating the offence with local CCTV being checked.
PC Colin Hitchins, of Stoke South NPT, who is investigating the offence, said: “These types of theft have a huge impact on people’s livelihoods and we would urge anyone with information to contact the police.”
Anyone with any information should message Staffordshire Police on Facebook or Twitter quoting incident number 0077 of January 6, call 101 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.