A motor company based in Selmeston has said their business has been put at risk after specialist Snap-On tools worth thousands of pounds were stolen.

The Kingfisher Motor Company garage in The Street was broken into sometime between 6.15pm on Wednesday evening (January, 17) and 8.15am yesterday morning (Thursday, 18), and the tools taken.

A statement from the business said they hope to ‘weather the storm’, but they can’t work because of the theft.

Anyone who has any information relating to the incident is asked to contact police online here, or phone 101, quoting reference number 342 of 18/01.