Tradesmen in Tetbury have been targeted by a spate of tool thefts for the third time in recent weeks.

Last night (November 7), two vehicles in the town were broken into and had tools stolen.

One van was parked in Hardie Close, with the other in Elizabeth Gardens.

A Gloucestershire police spokesman said: "This is the third such incident in the area over the past few weeks.

"If you have a works van, please take every precaution when parking your vehicle overnight.

"Consider taking tools out of vans, improving your lighting around your home and installing CCTV."

If you have any information regarding these incidents please contact police on 101 quoting incident 40 of November 8.