Sergeant issues warning over tools

Derbyshire Police

Derbyshire Police

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Thieves are using tools left out in gardens to break into sheds in Ilkeston.

Sgt John Troup, in charge of the town’s Safer Neighbourhood Teams, has warned residents to make sure outbuildings and gardens sheds are secure and not to leave tools out after using them.

He said: “The weather has only just started to get better but already we’ve had a few reports of break-ins where thieves have used tools left out in the garden to force their way into sheds and outbuildings.


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