A VAN was stolen and used to steal sofas from an industrial unit in Amersham.

Sometime between 5pm on Wednesday, March 16, and 7.15am on Thursday, March 17, a DAF van was stolen from outside an industrial unit in Raans Road and was then used to steal sofas from a second industrial unit.

Police have just released details of the incident today and are appealing to the public for help.

Anyone in the area at the time of the incident who witnessed any suspicious activity can contact PC Catriona Cameron at Amersham police station on 0845 8 505 505. If you don’t want to talk to police or give your name, call the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.