Preston man charged with theft after power tools were stolen from a van in Ashton

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Preston Police say they charged a 27-year-old Preston man with theft from a vehicle after a van was broken into and power tools taken in the Ashton area.

Luke Jenkinson of Birkdale Drive, Ashton-on-Ribble was arrested by police officers on Tuesday night (October 18) in connection with the offence which occurred last weekend.

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Jenkinson was remanded to appear before Preston Magistrates Court.

The news of Jenkinson’s charge follows a similar incident in Lostock Hall, in which three people have been charged with stealing power tools from a garage.