POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a stolen van with a boot full of expensive tools was found burnt out.
The Vauxhall Vivaro van was stolen sometime overnight during the weekend between 7.10pm on Saturday and 10am on Sunday, from a driveway of a home, in Blackwell Lane, Melbourne, Thieves broke into the home, and stole the keys for the van.
They also stole a laptop and a television, before driving off in the van which contained a large amount of tools.
Items included Hitashi tools as well as other big brands.
The van was later discovered burnt out in Bensley Close, Chellaston.
The tools were not found in the van and an investigation into what happened and who the thieves are, has started, as well as hopes to locate the stolen tools.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Derbyshire police’s non emergency number on 101.