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Construction equipment worth £8,800 taken from Forches site

11:00 08 April 2014

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The specialist pieces of equipment were taken from the building site in Barnstaple overnight.

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after £8,800 worth of construction tools were stolen from a building site in Forches, Barnstaple.

Thieves gained entry to a container some time between 5pm on March 27 and 7am on March 28 in a construction yard.

In the morning workers found a number of tools missing including chainsaws, laser measuring tools, and work stations.

Some of the individual pieces of equipment were valued up to £5,000 each.

Police are asking anyone who saw anything suspicious, including any unknown vehicles, in the area that night to contact them.

Call non-emergency number 101 quoting crime reference CB/14/625.

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