Thieves steal digger from Horndean driveway

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Thieves have stolen a mechanical digger from a driveway in Horndean.

Hampshire Police released a puicture in a bid to find the culprits.

A spokesman said: ‘This digger was stolen from Wessex Road, Horndean from a driveway during the day on Monday, May 9.

‘The yellow and grey Volvo Digger model no. ECR25D was stolen on a silver low-loader transporter trailer. It didn’t have the LCU signboard shown on it at the time. We’re told this kind of digger is quite rare.

‘If you saw anything suspicious in the area at the time, or are offered this type of digger for sale please contact us on 101 quoting 44160174384.’