‘£30k’ mini-digger stolen in overnight raid in Darwen recovered by Lancashire Police in Burnley

A mini-digger “worth 30k” was stolen during an overnight raid in Darwen.

By Sean Gleaves
Friday, 5th August 2022, 6:46 pm
Updated Friday, 5th August 2022, 6:46 pm

The Doosan DX27z mini-digger was stolen in the Roman Road area overnight between August 4 and 5.

Detectives investigating the theft on Friday subsequently found the mini-digger after a tracker installed on the vehicle was activated.

Lancashire Police said enquiries were ongoing to identify the offenders.

A mini-digger "worth 30k" was recovered by police after being stolen Darwen (Credit: Lancashire Police)

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If you have any information regarding this or other plant machinery thefts, email [email protected] or call 101 and ask to be referred to the Ribble Valley Rural Task Force.