Thief takes leaf blower motor in St Leonards


Police are looking for a thief who took the motor for a leaf blower from a parked van in St Leonards.

At 10.15am on Wednesday (June 17) a workman left his blue Ford Transit van unattended in Battle Road, St Leonards, while he unloaded his tools into a garden on the other side of the road.

When he returned to his van at 11am the motor for his orange and white, STHL, make leaf blower, model number BG-86CE, had been stolen. The blower tube was not attached.

The van was parked, offside to the kerb, facing towards Sedlescombe Road North.

PC Mitchell Humby said: “As this was a busy street during daylight hours, we hope passers-by may have noticed someone take this unusual item. If you saw what happened or have any other information, please contact us via or call us on 101, quoting serial 518 of 17/06.”

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