TOOLS have been stolen from vans in Carterton in a spate of break ins.

Thames Valley Police said overnight on Thursday three vans were broken into on Carmello Close, Jasper Lane and Stoneleigh Drive.

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All of the vehicles had tools stolen and police have advised people to remove tools from their vans, park with the doors against a garage door or wall, and use an alarm on the van if possible.

Anyone with information or who has been offered tools at a 'knock down' price is asked to call 101quoting reference 43200009670.