POLICE are investigating the theft of a number of powertools from Kirkhamsfield Council depot on Poole Road, Newtown.

The burglary took place sometime between midnight on Wednesday, May 30 and 1am.

PC Aimee Dix said: “We are investigating a burglary where a number of high value tools have been taken.

"The items have council reference numbers etched into them, so there is a possibilities the tools may be damaged in an attempt to conceal them."

If you have any information regarding this please contact PC 616 Dix of Newtown Police Station, on 101 or contact Crimestoppers 0800 555 111, quoting crime reference number DPP/0008/30/05/2018/01/C.