Appeal following tractor GPS thefts
Date of alert:
Wednesday, 5 April 2023
Police are appealing for information after tractor equipment worth approximately £150,000 was stolen from four locations.
The latest incident occurred in the early hours of Monday morning (Monday 3 April 2023) near Kings Lynn, when a premises was entered and 20 electronic GPS screens were taken, worth a total of £100,000.
Between Thursday 30 March 2023 and Saturday 1 April 2023, a total of four GPS trackers and two screens were stolen from locations in Diss, Thetford and Attleborough, worth a total of £50,000.
Rural crime Beat Manager PC Sue Matthews said: “Please remain vigilant following this spate of thefts. If possible, remove the GPS system from your machinery and store it inside at night. We appreciate this is not ideal, but you’re much less likely to become a victim of this crime by doing so.