Appeal for information following theft in Halewood
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We are appealing for information after reports power tools were stolen from a van in Halewood.
At around 9.30am yesterday morning (Thursday 8 July) we received a report that tools had been stolen from a van parked on Hatherton Grove overnight.
It was reported that between 5pm on Wednesday 7 July and 8am on Thursday 8 July, an unknown offender gained access to the van and took tools with an estimated value of £2,000.
The tools stolen include a core drill power drill, saw, multi drill, combi drill and hand tools.
On the same evening, we also received a report that an attempt had been made to gain entry to a van parked on New Hutte Lane. The van was damaged but no items were reported stolen.
Enquiries are being carried out and police have asked anyone with any information to come forward.
Inspector Peter Rexwinkel said “This theft and all similar incidents cause massive inconvenience to those affected, people who are merely carrying out their daily business within our communities.
“If you were in the Halewood area on Wednesday night or the early hours of Thursday morning and saw anything or anyone suspicious then please let us know as information that you hold could be vital to our enquiries.”
Anyone with any information on these incidents, please contact us – DM @MerpolCC on Twitter, message Merseyside Police Contact Centre on Facebook quoting reference 313 of 08/07. You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information.
More information on keeping your vehicle safe can be found on our website here: https://www.merseyside.police.uk/cp/crime-prevention/keeping-vehicles-safe/vehicle-safe-and-sound/