Theft caught on film but victim says cash-strapped cops were tied-up
A self-employed single father had £8,000 worth of work equipment stolen but was told the police couldn't investigate the crime… even though the alleged thief was caught on film.
Electrician Fran Tole captured the incident on CCTV but claims police initially informed him they didn't have the resources to investigate.
The thief spent almost 20 minutes taking valuable tools needed for Mr Tole's work from his van.
Recorded around 4.10am on Wednesday October 12 in Brandish Drive, Clifton, the CCTV images show what appears to be a white, middle-aged man with a hefty build, walk towards Mr Tole's... read more
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