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Police appeal after vintage tractors worth over £100,000 stolen from UK farm

A police appeal has been launched after a number of vintage tractors were stolen from a farm in East Staffordshire.

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Police appeal after vintage tractors worth over £100,000 stolen from UK farm

The theft happened between 4pm on Friday, January 18 and midday on Sunday, January 20, as thieves forced their way into an outbuilding and took six vintage tractors.

 

It is believed the thieves used a low loader to transport the vehicles.

 

They are described as:

  • A green John Deere 4650 tractor with a cab. Manufactured around the late 1990s.
  • A red Massey Fergusson 230 Tractor, manufactured in about 1980.
  • A Massey Fergusson telehandler.
  • A red Massey Fergusson 135 tractor, in pristine condition with original tyres, manufactured around 1980.
  • A red Massey Fergusson 342 tractor with a cab, in pristine condition with original tyres.
  • A red Porsche diesel tractor, manufactured in about 1970.

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DS Craig Wagstaff from Staffordshire Police said: "The investigation is ongoing and we are appealing for anyone in the Yoxall area who saw anything suspicious or anyone who may have information about the theft to come forward and speak to officers.

 

"The tractors taken are very distinctive, and we hope that by sharing these photos it will remind any members of the public who may have seen them being moved."

 

 

If you know where the stolen property is or if you have any information contact police on 101, quoting incident number 277 of 20 January.

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