TOOLS were stolen from a works van parked overnight in Poole.

The van was parked in the driveway of a home in Preston Road, Oakdale, when thieves struck.

Dorset Police, who are appealing for information, say a number of tools were stolen from the van sometime between 8pm on Thursday, September 17 and 6.45am the following morning.

A police spokesman said: "If you saw or heard anything suspicious or have any information please call Dorset Police on 101 or ask.NED or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting the occurrence number 55200140675."