The British Transport Police (BTP) has launched an appeal into an incident where two items of machinery were stolen while on a railway embankment in Kent.
Sometime between Friday 21th of May and Monday 24th of May 2021, a wood chipper and small digger were taken.
The £120,000 worth of machinery were working on a project on the Four Oaks Lane in Faversham, Kent. Workers only noticed the machines had disappeared when returning to work on the Monday.
The machines stolen are:
- Bandit 12XPT Woodchipper – orange
- Bobcat E26 Mini Excavator – black and while
Although fitted with tracking devices, these were disabled shortly after being stolen. The data recorded showed them being moved across a nearby field. With a combined value of around £120,000, these a high-value items.
If you or anyone you know have any information which could assist in the recovery of the machines or catching the thieves, please contact the British Transport Police by either
- Texting 61016 with the reference 2100036678 of 21/05/21
- Calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 2100036678 of 21/05/21
Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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