WORKMEN throughout the UK are covertly leaving tools in their vans overnight despite baldly stating the complete opposite.
More than half of the vans bearing notices that no tools are left in them overnight are actually deceiving thieves, employers and hard working families by doing that very thing.
Joiner Stephen Malley said: “I’ve been living a lie for years.
“I used to make a bit of a pretence of it, tell the wife I’d already been to the garage with the circular saw, but I soon realised she didn’t care and neither did I.
“It gives me a huge thrill. I’m so blatant it’s like I want to be caught.”
Petty thief Wayne Hayes said: “What? They’re in there, even though it says clearly that they’re not?
“That is disgraceful.”