A HAUL of power tools worth £1,670 was taken by thieves who smashed the rear window of a Vauxhall hatchback parked in a yard in Hedge End's Bursledon Road.

The thieves made off with a black case containing a Dewalt jigsaw drill, a torch and three batteries worth £900, a grey case containing a Bosch drill worth £250, another black case containing a yellow Dewalt drill worth £450 and a transformer worth £70.