JCB digger stolen from Hartlepool building site

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POLICE are appealing for any information after a JCB digger was stolen from a building site in broad daylight.

An investigation has been launched after the JCB was stolen from the site in Merlin Way, Hartlepool.

The theft happened sometime in the afternoon of Wednesday, June 12, when the thief entered the enclosed building site and stole the yellow digger.

The digger has the contractors name of “G Knaggs and Sons” in black lettering.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the vehicle or may have seen it been driven in the area at the time of the theft, are asked to contact PC Darren Guest, of Hartlepool Police, on the non-emergency 101 number or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.