Police appeal after construction machinery stolen in Hatfield garage burglary

PUBLISHED: 16:31 30 May 2017 | UPDATED: 16:31 30 May 2017

An electric breaker machine was taken from a garage in Poplar Avenue, Hatfield [Picture: Google Street View]

An electric breaker machine was taken from a garage in Poplar Avenue, Hatfield [Picture: Google Street View]

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A heavy piece of construction machinery was stolen from a Hatfield garage.

The burglary took place around 11.40pm on Sunday, May 21, when offenders forced the door of a garage in Poplar Avenue and took an electric breaker machine.

Officers investigating are now appealing for information and witnesses.

PC Shaun Buchanan, from the Hatfield Safer Neighbourhood Team, said: “A vehicle would have been needed to transport this piece of construction machinery from the garage as it would have been too heavy to make off on foot from the scene.

“I’m appealing for anyone who saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area around the time stated to get in touch.

“I would also like to hear from anyone who believes they have been offered this piece of equipment for sale.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Hertfordshire Constabulary via the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference B2/17/2505.

Alternatively contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or through its anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org

No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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