Police are appealing for information about three break-ins to sheds and garages in Polegate which may be linked.
Two garages in Lynholm Road were targeted between February 21 and 23 and a red Wolf MIG welder, a black welding mask and a Ryobi electric drill were stolen.
A garden shed in Hailsham Road was also broken into but nothing has been reported stolen.
PCSO Janine Daly said, “I would ask anyone who saw any suspicious activity in the area during this time to contact us.
“I would also like to hear from anyone who has been offered these items for sale or has seen them advertised on the internet or elsewhere.”
Anyone with information should email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 101 quoting serial 168 of 23/02