Thieves steal speed boat from the Stade

THIEVES hooked up a speedboat worth thousands of pounds and drove away with it.

The Searay 160 was on a trailer near the East Hastings Sea Angling Club when it was swiped.

It is believed thieves drove up a silver Vauxhall Vivaro type van and hooked up the trailer carrying the boat before driving off.

The boat had yellow stripes on the side. when it was taken shortly after 8pm on August 1.

The Vauxhall at that time had a green kayak on the roof.

PC Andy Bradbury, of the Hastings Neighbourhood Response Team, said: “I am interested in speaking with the owner of the Vauxhall Vivaro in connection with this incident.

“Please contact police on 101 quoting serial number 1240 of 03/08 if you have any information.”