POLICE are warning business owners to keep vehicles secure after a number of thefts in Adlington and surrounding areas.

Two three tonne diggers and a vibrating ride-on roller with BMW Plant Hire stickers were taken from Cumberland Primary School on Rivington Lane, in Rivington between November 22 and 25.

Meanwhile, a Ford Fiesta titanium turbo car was taken on November 18 from a driveway on 9.15pm on the Grove Crescent in Adlington.

Officers are also investigating reports of a White Mercedes Sprinter van being stolen overnight between November 23 and 24 and the keys were not taken.

Another incident took place on Hill O’th Farm in Heath Charnock where a Land Rover was stolen overnight on November 20-21.

Sgt Paul Harrison of Chorley Police, said: “With some business owners leaving vehicles on site I would urge them to make sure that there are sufficient security measures in place to protect themselves and vehicles.

“Make sure that it is parked near CCTV and if you are leaving vehicles for a considerable time such as at the weekend then you should leave them out of sight and ensure they are locked up securely.”

Call police using 101 and the log number 0265 of November 25.