Rural crime officers and the Wimborne Neighbourhood Policing Group have recovered greater than £80,000 value of stolen plant equipment.

The restoration of the equipment got here after Dorset Police obtained a report at 8:35a.m yesterday (Tuesday, November 8) regarding the theft of plant equipment and energy instruments that had been saved in a transport container at a rural location in Cranborne.

Following enquiries, officers positioned two vans – which the police additionally consider have been stolen and on false plates.

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Quite a lot of gadgets of plant equipment together with two ride-on mowers and a utility car had been positioned contained in the vans, with a complete worth of greater than £80,000.

Police have mentioned that enquiries are ongoing to find the rest of the stolen property and establish these concerned within the theft.

Dorset Police’s Rural Crime Group sergeant, Natalie Skinner, mentioned: “Due to a swift response by officers and the help of the Wimborne Neighbourhood Group, now we have been capable of recuperate these invaluable gadgets for the sufferer.

“We’re decided to take strong motion in opposition to those that goal rural premises on this approach, and we can be finishing up an in depth investigation to establish these concerned on this crime.

“We might urge anybody who witnessed any suspicious car actions within the space on the morning of Tuesday, November 8, 2022, or who has any data which may help our enquiries, to please contact us,” she concluded.