POLICE have released this photo of a jet ski which was stolen from a back garden.
The bright yellow and red machine was stolen from the garden of a house in Rectory Road, Langstone.
It was taken between 2.30am and 4am on Tuesday, August 21. Details have only just been released by police.
Someone entered the garden by climbing over the fence and opening the gate to wheel the jet ski out into a waiting van.
The jet ski is distinctive as it has been custom painted yellow and gold with a distinctive red half five pointed star.
The expensive machine had the words Jet Maniac in black on the front.
PC Chris Wimshurst, from Havant police station, who is investigating, said: ‘Being close to the coast, marine crime can be a problem for us.
‘We are appealing for any information about the theft of this jet ski.
‘We are also reminding people who own watercraft of any description to keep them locked up and secure when not in use.’
Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Chris Wimshurst at Havant police station.
Contact him by phoning 101.
Information can be given anonymously by phoning the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.