Dumper truck stolen from Stannington

A three-tonne dumper truck has been stolen from a village building site.

The yellow Thwaites truck was taken from the housing development site at the former St Mary’s Hospital in Stannington.

It had a swivel bucket on the front and is worth about £9,000.

The theft happened between March 1 and March 6, but was only reported to police on May 11.

Enquiries are ongoing into the theft and anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101, ext 69191, quoting reference number 251 11/05/15.