'Make tool theft a specific offence'
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Berkshire campaign to make tool theft a specific offence

When carpenter Micky Leng had his tools stolen from his van, he and other victims of theft in Reading started a campaign to the change the law.

The group wants the government to make tool theft a specific event, similar to metal theft, as a deterrent.

Thames Valley Police say there has been a 11.6% rise in thefts from vehicles in a year.

  • 07 Sep 2018