Warning from police after van with potentially hazardous chemicals inside is stolen from Elland

editorial image

A VAN with potentially hazardous chemicals inside has been stolen from an industrial estate in Elland

The silver Ford transit van was taken from a business premises in Lowfields Business Park, Elland last night.

It was carrying several bottles of potentially hazardous chemicals as well as gas bottles.

Police are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with any information on the theft to contact them.

They are also appealing for the public not to approach the van or touch the chemicals if they find them abandoned as the chemicals are potentially harmful.

Anyone with any information should contact Detective Sergeant Terry O’Keeffe in Calderdale CID on 01422 337086.