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Tools worth £7,000 stolen from van, Barnstaple

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Witnesses sought by police

Police are appealing for witnesses after more than £7,000 worth of tools were taken from a van in Barnstaple.

Thieves got inside the Ford Transit parked in Kingfisher Drive, Whiddon Valley, sometime between 4pm on Saturday 2 December and 9am on Sunday 3 December.

They took a variety of power and hand tools including chisels, drills, hammers, screwdrivers, a powered saw set and router.

Police are asking for anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious in the area at the time of the offence to contact them.

They would also like to hear from anyone who has been offered the items for sale or knows of anybody who has suddenly acquired a large number of tools.

Please email 101@dc, or phone 101, quoting crime reference CR/104932/17.

Information can also be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers via


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