Appeal for witnesses to Chipping Campden Fire Station burglary
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Officers in the Cotswolds are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at Chipping Campden Fire Station during the early hours of this morning, Tuesday 14 September.
Police were called to Catbrook shortly before 1am after a member of the public had seen men entering the building before loading items into a car and driving off at speed.
After searching the building it was found that three hydraulic tools, also known as the "jaws of life", had been taken. The lifesaving equipment is commonly used to cut through metal and rescue people from vehicles after road traffic collisions.
Gloucestershire Fire & Rescue Service would like to reassure the community that it has robust arrangements in place to temporarily replace the equipment and ensure that there is no interruption to the level of service they can provide to communities.
The offenders are believed to have left in a 59 plate light blue or silver Audi and drove in the direction of Top Road.
Investigating officers are asking anyone who saw what happened or has CCTV/dashcam footage to please get in contact.
Information can be submitted on the following online form by quoting incident 19 of 14 September: https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/
Alternatively you can call police on 101 or speak to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/forms/give-information-anonymously