THIEVES removed fence posts to gain access to a town dump, whilst attempting to steal car batteries.

Offenders struck Droitwich Household Waste and Recycling Site, in Hanbury Wharf, near Droitwich, just after 11pm last night (Sunday, April 15).

The offenders had stacked piles of car battery near the fence posts but it is thought they were disturbed by West Mercia Police.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 101, quoting incident number 791-S-of April 15.

Information can also be passed to Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555111.