Three men suspected of being involved in thefts from vans in Lichfield and Burntwood have been arrested.
Police were initially called to reports of suspicious activity on Overton Lane, Hammerwich, at 11pm yesterday (September 16) but found no suspects.
But a routine patrol near Muckley Corner later that night saw the van matching the description. A search found tools which police suspect had been stolen.
The men, aged 22,36 and 43, from Walsall, were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit theft from motor vehicles.
Anyone who witnessed suspicious behaviour in the area or believe they are missing any items can contact police on 101, quoting incident number 25 of September 17.