Thieves steal rescue equipment in Kidderminster
Thieves have broken into a search and rescue base in Worcestershire, stealing equipment and causing thousands of pounds of damage.
The Severn Area Rescue Association said the break-in happened at its base in Kidderminster on Monday.
The team supports emergency services in the West Midlands in operations such as flood rescues or land searches.
A boat and two Land Rovers were damaged and put out of action, while fuel and other specialist equipment was stolen.