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Tool theft from vehicles - 809/18

Date Responded 29 August 2018

Provision of information held by Northumbria Police made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'Act')

As you may be aware the purpose of the Act is to allow a general right of access to information held at the time of a request, by a Public Authority (including the Police), subject to certain limitations and exemptions.

You asked:

1) Please provide the number of thefts from vehicles where the item stolen was a tool. Could I have this over the past three years (2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18).

2) Please provide the estimated/reported cost of tools/items stolen from vehicles listed in Question 1 over the past three years (2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18).

3) Please provide a monthly breakdown for 2017/18 in both Question 1, 2.

4) Please provide the number of arrests made in relation to incidents listed in Question 1.

In Response:

We have now had the opportunity to fully consider your request and I provide a response for your attention.

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the Corporate Development Department of Northumbria Police. I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by Northumbria Police.

I am able to disclose the located information to you as attached.


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