Spate of crime in Littleport overnight as tools are stolen from vans and tyres are slashed
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It was a night of crime in a quiet Cambridgeshire village after car tyres were slashed and vans were broken into over the weekend.
Police recorded two van break-ins on Saturday, February 1 in Littleport, along with reports of criminal damage to a vehicle on a driveway.
Several tools were stolen from a van at The Leap from 7pm, as well as another van in Orchard Close after 11pm - it is not confirmed if the incidents are connected.
The rear tyre of a car at Hempfield Place was slashed twice after 10pm while the car was parked outside the owner's home.
Confirming the incidents, a spokesman for Cambridgeshire Police said: "Theft from a motor vehicle at The Leap. We checked the vehicle and found various tools have been taken from the van.
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"The side door had been opened, but no significant damage had been caused to the door to do this.
"Other criminal damage was caused to a vehicle Hempfield Place. The victim has discovered their rear drivers side tyre has been slashed twice.
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"Theft from a motor vehicle Orchard Close. We found the back of the vehicle unlocked and tools stolen from within."