Thieves target motor repairs and spares premises in the Hastings area
Motor businesses and garages in the Hastings area have recently been targeted by burglars stealing tools, diagnostic equipment and car parts.
Police are urging owners of such premises to pay particular attention to security and asking the general public to report any suspicious activity in or around such sites.
Sergeant Vikkie Ambrose, of the Hastings Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: "We've seen a recent rise in overnight breaks and would ask anyone suspecting criminal activity to call police on 999 without delay.
"If they have other information, in particular knowledge of where stolen property might be, they can report it online here."
Crime prevention advice is available online here.