Thieves target power tools in Murray Bridge break-ins

Photo: Peri Strathearn.
Photo: Peri Strathearn.

Power tools are in high demand among thieves, according to police, who are investigating three thefts in the Murray Bridge district over the past week.

A house on Amanda Street was broken into between 1am and 5am on Friday and items including a drum kit, a stereo and power tools stolen.

Thieves took Makita and DeWalt drills, battery chargers and door handles from a construction site on Warner Road sometime between 5pm on Saturday and 6am on Monday.

Finally, a 20-tonne log splitter was taken from a shed on Black Heath Road, Rockleigh sometime between midday on Sunday and 10am on Tuesday.

Anyone with information about the thefts should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit