Thousands of pounds worth of tools stolen in ram raid

THOUSANDS of pounds worth of power tools were stolen in a ram raid at an industrial premises in Eaton Socon.The raid happened at about 9.25pm on Tuesday (September 23) at Hire Station Ltd, in Steel Close.Burglars stole a blue Ford Transit van from outsi

THOUSANDS of pounds worth of power tools were stolen in a ram raid at an industrial premises in Eaton Socon.

The raid happened at about 9.25pm on Tuesday (September 23) at Hire Station Ltd, in Steel Close.

Burglars stole a blue Ford Transit van from outside a neighbouring premises and used it to crash into the property's roller shutters.

They stole various power tools, including disc cutters, breakers, nail guns and cartridge guns, worth several thousands pounds and also caused several thousand pounds worth of damage.


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DC Nicky Boxall, from Huntingdon Police Station, said: "Anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area on Tuesday night should contact police.

"I would also be keen to speak to anyone who has been offered items like those stolen."

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INFORMATION: Anyone with information should contact DC Boxall on 0845 4564564 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

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