Tyre thieves take £78k of goods from lorry parked in Northamptonshire

Watford Gap services.
Watford Gap services.

Thieves slashed a hole in the side of a parked lorry in Northamptonshire before stealing £78,000 worth of of tyres.

The grey Mercedes lorry was parked in the northbound service area of the M1 Watford Gap motorway services between junction 16 and 17.

Sometime between 7pm on Wednesday 22 and 2am on Thursday, March 23, two holes were cut in the curtain side of the lorry and around £78,000 worth of tyres were stolen.

Witnesses can contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 111 555.