Vans have been broken into by tool thieves.

Commercial vehicles across Worthing, Horsham and Adur have had the doors drilled and tools stolen overnight.

People with vans are now being urged to secure their tools overnight and install an alarm on the vehicle.

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A spokesman for Adur and Worthing Police said: "We are continuing to receive reports of commercial vans being broken into across the Adur, Worthing and Horsham areas, where doors are being drilled and tools stolen.

"Please secure your tools overnight and make your vehicle is locked and the van alarm is working."

Police have also reminded people to mark their tools so they are easily identifiable.

In garages or secure areas, it is recommended that vans are parked with doors close to a wall so people cannot access the back of the vehicle.

People are also urged to remove tools from vehicles overnight if possible or to make sure they are not on display in the van for people to easily spot.