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Thieves manage to steal nine-tonne digger from roadworks on A172 near Yorkshire village

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Thieves manage to steal nine-tonne digger from roadworks on A172 near Yorkshire village

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Friday, 10 June 2022

12220097597

North Yorkshire Police

Thieves have managed to steal a nine-tonne Volvo excavator from roadworks on an A road in North Yorkshire.

North Yorkshire Police said: "It happened at the roadworks on the A172 close to Great Ayton between 11pm and midnight on 6 June.

"It appears the digger was moved from the roadworks to a nearby location and then believed to have been loaded on to another vehicle.

"We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

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