Large number of tools stolen from a van parked in Northampton


Thieves targeted a van parked in Wellingborough Road and stole a large number of tools.

The Volkswagen Transporter van was broken into in Wellingborough Road sometime between 9.05pm on Friday, December 11 and 9.20am the following morning.

All of the tools were the Makita brand and they all had postcodes etched onto them.

The tools that were stolen were:

Circular saw, serial number 0325446Y

18 volt battery charger, serial number 0226615

16 volt battery charger, serial number 0207612

mechanical screw gun, serial number 4283521Y

18 volt angle grinder, serial number 0324150Y

18 volt drill, serial number 8/830063

SDS 18 volt hammer drill, serial number 446893Y

18 volt jigsaw, serial number 1899030G

cross cut saw 240 volt, serial number LFO714L

planer, serial number 9404125497E

multipurpose saw serial number 2019639Y

Anyone who is offered these tools for sale, or who knows anything about this theft can call Northamptonshire Police on 101.

Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or use the anonymous online form at