Police are appealing for witnesses after two vans were broken into in Hampshire.

The Mercedes Sprinter vans were parked  when raiders forced their way in stealing n a large quantity of tools from each van estimated to be worth £5000.

The offfences happend at Bentall Place and Old Winton Road in Andover between 6pm on February 4 and 8.30am on February 5.

PC David Mills from Andover police station said: “Were you in the area and did you see anything suspicious? Have you been offered tools for sale?

“You should remove all tools and valuables from your vehicles at night and mark your tools so that they can be easily identified if recovered by police.”

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact PC Mills from Andover police station by phoning 101.

Mini-Com users can call the police on 18001 101.

Information can be given anonymously by calling the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.