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Appeal for witnesses following digger and skip loader thefts in Southampton

Police are appealing for witnesses following the theft of a mini digger and a skip loader in Southampton


Both thefts happened on the building site behind the Co-Op in Archers Road.


The first took place on Wednesday, February 9. CCTV images show two men stealing a 1.5 tonne yellow skip loader from the site between 6.53pm and 7.12pm.


A white Ford Transit was seen nearby and is believed to be linked to the incident.


The second theft took place between Saturday (February 12) at 3pm and Monday (February 14) at 7.45am.


A Kubota 617-3 Excavator was stolen and its roof was torn off and left at the scene.


Have you seen any suspicious activity in the area at these times?


Have you seen the stolen machinery?


Please contact police on 101 or report on our website, quoting 44220062062.