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Police are appealing for witnesses after a number of power tools were stolen from a work van in Cheltenham earlier this month.
It was reported that unknown offenders had forced entry to a van parked on Winchester Way on Sunday 8 May before stealing a number of power tools from inside.
This took place at around 11.10pm and the stolen tools included a Mitre saw, Makita nail gun, Paslode nail gun, angle grinder, two circular saws, a multi saw, three Dewalt batteries and a jigsaw saw.
The victim confronted the men and was threatened with a crowbar. It is believed that they then fled the scene in a grey Audi A3.
Enquiries are ongoing to identify the car however officers would like to speak to a cyclist who rode past as the theft was taking place.
Their gender is unknown but they were wearing a high visibility jacket and a helmet.
Investigating officers are asking for anyone who witnessed suspicious activity or saw this taking place to come forward.
You can provide information to police online by completing the following form and quoting incident 487 of 8 May: https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/
Alternatively you can call police on 101 or submit information anonymously to the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or online at https://crimestoppers-uk.org/
Advice on how to help keep your vehicle safe from crime can be found here: https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/cp/crime-prevention/keeping-vehicles-safe/vehicle-safe-and-sound/