Two men wanted by police over van thefts across Sussex
Police want to talk to two men after a series of van and work site thefts across Sussex.
Sussex Police said that, between July 17 and July 22, a number of reports were received of plant equipment and tools being stolen from vans and sites in Shoreham, Brighton, Polegate, Arundel and Crawley.
According to officers, in each case a white Ford Transit Custom van has been seen in the area.
Police said the van has two aerials on the roof near to the windscreen but one is missing.
The force is keen to hear from anyone who may have any information about the van or the thefts, which it says have mostly taken place during daylight hours.
In particular, police say they would like to speak to the two men pictured as they believe the pair may have information that could help their enquiries.
One man is described as white, of medium build, with short brown hair. He also appears to have a tattoo on his upper right arm, said police. He was seen wearing a white polo shirt, dark trousers and a reflective jacket.
The second man, according to police, is also white, of medium build and has short brown hair. He was seen wearing a white face mask and dark clothing.
Anyone who recognises the men or who has any other information is asked to contact police online or call 101 quoting serial 1174 of 22/07.
Alternatively, to contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, call 0800 555 111.
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