Electrician wires up his van to give tool thieves a 1,000-volt shock

Electrician wires up his van to give tool thieves a 1,000-volt shock after he had £5,000 of gear stolen and police say it is perfectly legal Ray Taylor fitted the device after thieves stole his tools over a period of two years The 61-year-old has now patented the design and it fitting them for £380 Thieves will get a 120 decibel shock if they try and get into the vehicle  

By Terri-ann Williams For Mailonline

Published: 00:24 BST, 1 August 2019 | Updated: 00:24 BST, 1 August 2019

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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

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

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