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Trade Vans Targeted Again

Alert message sent 28/07/2020 16:58:00

Information sent on behalf of Neighbourhood Watch

Trade vans have again be targeted in the Gloucester area with the following areas effected:

A van was entered in Rumsey Close Abbeydale overnight on 22nd and 23rd July. A rucksack and a passport were stolen.

Two vans were entered the car park at Tesco’s in Quedgeley both occurred at around 12.50pm on 23rd April.  An ipad computer, keys and tools were stolen from these vans.

Similarly, on the same day, there were attempted thefts from two vans parked near the High Orchard pub in Hempsted.  These crimes were thought to have occurred at around 12.30pm.

Court Road in Brockworth was also effected between midday and 2pm on 24th July.  Two vans were entered on a building site and a number of heavy duty power tools were stolen.

Finally a van parked in Cemetery Road, Tredworth was entered overnight on 24th and 25th July. The front passenger window was smashed but nothing appears to have been stolen.  

Please call 101 if you have any information regarding these crimes or saw or heard any unusual activity in the area at the time of the incident.  Alternatively report information on line at

If you see or hear anything suspicious report it straight away to 101 or online and if you believe a crime is being committed then dial 999. You can also report information regarding criminal activity anonymously to Crime Stoppers by ringing 0800 555111.

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Bob Lloyd (Police, Neighbourhood Watch Officer, Gloucestershire)

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