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Appeal after thieves target a van in Tintwistle

Posted on 18th December 2017

We’re appealing for information after a van was targeted by thieves in Tintwistle, and reminding people to be alert.

At around 10.15pm on Tuesday, December 5 a van parked on New Road was targeted and a radio and other items were stolen.

PCSO Brian Buller, of the Hadfield and Tintwistle Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: “We would like to hear from anyone in the local area who may have noticed anyone, or any vehicles, acting suspiciously in the area that evening.

“We’re also reminding motorists to make sure they leave vehicles locked, and to remove any valuables and tools overnight.”

Officers also recommend people register their property, tools, electronics and other valuables, with Immobilise, the UK national free property register. For more information about Immobilise, visit

If you have any information which could help please call PCSO Tracey Collins by calling 101, quoting reference 17*513984, or send her a message online through the Contact Us page of the website:

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Call 999 if you notice a crime in progress.

Do you need a quick answer to a general question? Then we recommend you visit the national Ask The Police web site.