£10,000 digger stolen

PUBLISHED: 15:46 18 January 2007 | UPDATED: 19:54 01 June 2010

POLICE are appealing for information after a digger worth £10,000 was stolen by a man posing as someone from a hire company in Upwell on Sunday, January 14th. The offender, travelling in a dark blue 4X4, attended a site in Dovecote Road between 10am and 1

POLICE are appealing for information after a digger worth £10,000 was stolen by a man posing as someone from a hire company in Upwell on Sunday, January 14th.

The offender, travelling in a dark blue 4X4, attended a site in Dovecote Road between 10am and 11am and claimed to be collecting the orange Kuboka rear-digger on behalf of the hire company. Instead the vehicle was hot-wired and stolen, being taken away on a low loader.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to the theft or with knowledge of such a digger recently acquired to contact PC Jamie Ward at Terrington Beat Base on 0845 456 4567.


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