Thieves remove part of roof during shed break-in as tools stolen from two vans in South Cambridgeshire

Thieves broke into the shed through the roof.

Thieves broke into the shed through the roof. - Credit: Archant

Offenders broke into a victim’s shed by removing part of the roof before making off with tools in Foxton. The theft occurred overnight between 10pm on Wednesday and 6.45am yesterday morning in Caxton Lane.

On the same evening in the village, thieves damaged the lock of the rear doors of a van and stole equipment.

In another incident yesterday evening, power tools were stolen from a van at about 7pm in Russell Close, Steeple Morden.

PCSO Samuel Kennedy issued the following advice: “Remember to secure your property/vehicles and make sure all doors and windows are locked.

“Please remain alert to suspicious vehicles and/or persons in your areas. If possible make a note of vehicle models, colour and registrations and/or descriptions of persons.

“If you do see anything suspicious or have any information relating to the crimes reported please contact the police on 101. Or if you wish to remain anonymous please call crime stoppers on 0800 555 111.”