A WORKMAN ‘has lost everything’ after his van with his tools in was stolen then set alight overnight in Eastbourne.

Nuno Vicente says the van was stolen from outside his home in Bolsover Road on Saturday between 11pm and 1am.

It was later burnt out near Pigs Lane.

He said: “Inside my van were all my tools.

“The van that was found on fire is mine.

“I lost everything.

“I hope the thieves get caught.”

Police are investigating.