By Terri-ann Williams For Mailonline
Published: 00:24 BST, 1 August 2019 | Updated: 00:24 BST, 1 August 2019
Ray Taylor (pictured above) was fed up of thieves stealing tools from his van so decided to fit a 1,000-volt shock to its door
An electrician who became disgruntled after he had £5,000 of gear taken from his van has wired up his vehicle to give tool thieves a 1,000-volt shock.
Ray Taylor took the step after losing the expensive equipment over a period of two years and police have said the process is perfectly legal.
The 61-year-old fitted the system to accompany a siren which is already fitted in his Citroen Dispatch.
Mr Taylor from Wolverhampton said that if the sirens don't scare the wannabe thieves then the shock will.
'They'll get a zap', he told The Sun.
Those trying to break into the van will be hit with a shock from a 'live' door handle.
As well as this intruders will be faced with a siren and two fire arm-like sound bombs.
Combined they cause a 120 decibel din, which is said to be the equivalent to a jumbo jet taking off.
Mr Taylor added: 'It's solved