Appeal is made after thefts from vans in Fontwell

Police are appealing for witnesses after thieves broke into vans parked outside a Fontwell hotel.

Between 6pm and midnight on Wednesday (November 5), three small vans belonging to tradesmen were broken into while they were parked outside the Travelodge in Fontwell Avenue, Fontwell. Tools and personal items were stolen.

Attempts were also made to break into two other vans.

PCSO Rebecca Bernier said: “We remind all vehicle owners - lock it or lose it - and do not leave tools or other valuables in your vehicles.”

Anyone who was in the area and saw any suspicious activity is asked to email Sussex Police via or phone 101, quoting serial 168 of 6/11.