POLICE are appealing for information after thieves forced entry through metal gates and stole an industrial cleaner worth £25,000.
The thieves struck at Cape Industrial Services, in Billingham, and got away with a 21HP independent diesel hot-wash machine, which belonged to Northern Power Clean.
The expensive industrial cleaner was stolen from the site some time between 9.20pm and 9.45pm on Friday, May 10.
Police are now asking for anyone with any information to come forward.
The model number of the stolen machine is tmh4200/21t and the serial number is 438269.
A Cleveland Police spokeswoman said: “The thieves forced entry through metal gates.
“It is believed that the industrial cleaner, worth £25,000, was placed onto the rear of a commercial vehicle and driven away.”
Anyone with any information is asked to contact DC Daniel Heron, of Cleveland Police, on the non-emergency 101 number.