VAN owners have been warned to remain vigilant following thefts in Flintshire.

According to North Wales Police community safety east team, the force received reports of thefts from vans in the Hawarden area on Wednesday night.

A spokesman for the team said the door locks on the vehicles had been drilled and there were sightings of four males in a silver vehicle with Irish number plates.

"Please remain vigilant," the spokesman said. "Report suspicions to 101, remove tools and valuables from vans."

Safety tips regarding valuables and vehicles can be found on the North Wales Police website: