A SPATE of tool thefts from vans in West Oxfordshire has sparked a warning from police.

Thames Valley Police is advising van owners to secure their vehicles and tools through a range of measures.

These include:

• Register & mark your tools via immobilise.com

• Secure your vehicle when left unattended

• Install a dash cam or CCTV

• Park against a wall

• Use dead locks or security cages

• Remove all valuables & tools

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If you have any details about a tool theft, call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.