Davies Brothers Builders van (Southport) Stolen & found upside down in ditch

A Davies Brothers Builders van was stolen from outside a job in Pinfold Lane, Ainsdale, Southport, at approximately 10:00am this morning (Monday 10th December 2012).

The van was loaded up with tools ready to start a job when it was stolen.

Joe Davies who owns the van couldn’t believe his eyes when he saw the van being driven down the road.

He immediately called the police.

It’s believed the van was heading towards Formby when it suddenly diverted left into Moor Lane then down Plex Moss Lane after the driver saw a police vehicle parked up near to Treetops Hotel (Southport Road).

The van was found upside down in a ditch along Plex Moss Lane a short time later. The offenders had fled the scene.

The van was recovered from the ditch by FMC Recovery.

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