Tracker finds stolen van in Eckington

A van which was stolen when the engine was left running has been located thanks to a built in tracking device.

Wednesday, 11th April 2018, 11:33 am
Updated Wednesday, 11th April 2018, 11:36 am
A van which was stolen while the engine was running but the driver not in the vehicle has been traced to Eckington by police

Officers from Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit found the van in Eckington in the early hours of the morning today, Wednesday, April 11.

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A force spokesman said: “The van was reported stolen in the early hours, having left it running whilst making a delivery.

“Thankfully it had a tracker as insurance company unlikely to pay out in those circumstances.

The van was found parked up, and the occupants disappeared into the fog.”