Thieves removed part of a shed wall before stealing $3000 worth of tools from Canobolas Rural Technology High School on the weekend.
Central West Police District Inspector Shane Jessep said the break and enter occurred between 7pm Friday and 11.30am Sunday.
"Some persons-unknown gained entry to a storage [maintenance] shed by removing the Colorbond sheeting, the wall," he said.
Inspector Jessep said police were investigating the theft at the school on Icely Road.
In a separate incident police were forced to terminate the pursuit of a Nissan Patrol utility after following it from Peisley Street to Cadia Road on Saturday night.
Inspector Jessep said police spotted the vehicle about 11.20pm travelling at speed in Peisley Street.
He said the pursuit continued down Forest Road and Cadia Road.
"It was last seen at Four Mile Creek Road at Springside," he said.
Inspector Jessep said the pursuit lasted about five minutes.
Anyone with information about crime should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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