Thieves take spare wheels from council vans


Thieves stole spare wheels from vans at a Wakefield Council depot.

The three Ford Transit vans were parked up at the depot on Carrwood Road in Glass Houghton.

Thieves targeted the site overnight and took the vans’ spare wheels.

Police at Castleford NPT said: “Although this type of crime is uncommon, please where possible try to secure your spare wheels in order to prevent criminals from removing them from your vehicle.

“Van owners in particular be vigilant.

“Do not leave valuables inside your vehicles or on display. Check that your vehicle is always locked.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting crime reference 13160169967.