Two emergency service vehicles have been stolen today from the Hackney and Stoke Newington areas. There is no suggestion that these are anything other than thefts at this stage. Bearing in mind the current threat level of Severe and previous attack methodology the police have circulated the details below:
A marked Metropolitan Police BMW 5 series estate, registration number BX17 DJY.
A white Mercedes High Top van with an orange stripe and London Fire Brigade markings, registration number HN60 YCG. This is a specialist breathing apparatus support vehicle.
If you see either of these vehicles please call 999 immediately. If the vehicles are occupied do not approach but do inform the emergency services operator. If the vehicles are unattended do not touch or otherwise interfere with them.