Thieves target four vans in an hour in Wellingborough

The spate saw a number of tools stolen and damage caused to the vehicles

By Stephanie Weaver
Tuesday, 9th June 2020, 10:52 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th June 2020, 10:54 am

Thieves targeted four vans in the space of just an hour in Wellingborough.

All the crimes took place between 11am and midday at separate locations in the town on Sunday (June 7).

The first incident took place in Colwell Lane, Wellingborough, between 11.30am and 11.40am when three males were seen to force the rear door of the vehicle and gain entry, causing a dent and scratches to the rear door.

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They were disturbed and made off without stealing anything.

The second one happened in Turnells Mill Lane between 11am and midday when the offenders used an unknown implement to drill two holes into the side of the victims van door, and then attempted to gain entry by attacking the back doors with an unknown object.

No entry was gained, and the suspects made off.

The next incident took place at about 11.15am in Enstone Court when two males in a blue Ford Galaxy forced their way into a van in the IBIS hotel car park but didn’t take anything.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the spate of thefts from vans in Wellingborough

The final one took place in London Road between 11.30am and 11.55am when entry was forced into a van and a number of tools were stolen.

Anyone with information about any of the four incidents can contact Northants Police on 101.

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