TWO vans in Rossendale were targeted by thieves over last night.

Police have reported that the vans were hit in Haslingden and Acre, with thieves attempting to steal tools from them.

Officers have said that they will maintain a presence in both areas but have also warned the public to remain vigilant,

A police spokesperson said: "We know it's a pain but please help us and make it harder for them by removing tools from vans overnight and making sure they are locked up.

"We will be in the area throughout the weekend and please let us know if you see anyone suspicious taking an interest in such vehicles via 999."