Police are urging van drivers to remove tools and valuables from their vehicles overnight after a number of thefts in Seahouses and Beadnell.
Three vans were broken into overnight on Tuesday, July 24 and equipment was stolen.
In James Street, Seahouses, four Bosch drills, a Bosch ratchet, a Bosch circular saw, a Bosch jigsaw and a Dewalt drill were taken.
A long-handled Stihl saw, a Husqvarna strimmer and an ECO hedgetrimmer were taken in Swinhoe Road, Beadnell, and an orange Stihl saw and a Hitachi nail gun from a van in King Street, Seahouses.
Officers are asking drivers to remove all tools, work equipment and valuables from their vehicles overnight and to lock their vehicles when leaving them.
Anyone with any information about the thefts, or the whereabouts of the stolen property, is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.