THIEVES stole tools worth thousands of pounds from the back of a van in Oxford.
Police said the van was broken into while parked on Finmore Road in Botley between 8pm on Monday and 7.30am on Tuesday.
The criminals broke in through its back door and made off with the tools.
Officers want anyone with information to get in touch and are encouraging owners to do anything they can to reduce the chance they fall victim to thieves.
They are encouraging motorists to take all things from their glove compartment and removable stereos and sat-navs when they leave their vehicle.
Anyone with information can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.