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Police in Selby Investigate Rare Tractor Parts Theft


1:57pm 4th January 2013

Police in Selby are investigating after the theft of some rare parts from vintage tractor engines.

The parts were stolen from an isolated farm building in Great Heck sometime between 4pm on Thursday 3 January and 9am on Friday 4 January 2013.

Offenders used a wheelbarrow at the location to remove the parts which consisted of a radiator, a starter motor and alternators from a Super WD6 tractor and a David Brown 30D model.

Officers are appealing to anyone with information about the theft to contact them with information.

PC Julia Allen, of Selby police, said: “It is unknown how much the parts are worth but they are very rare and will be extremely difficult to replace.

“I am appealing to anyone who saw any suspicious activity in the area around the time of the theft or anyone who has been offered the parts for sale to get in touch with the police or Crimestoppers as soon as possible.”

Anyone who can help officers with their enquiries is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 – select option 2 – and ask for Julia Allen or Selby police.

If you wish to remain anonymous, Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111.

Please quote reference number 12130002050 when passing information about this incident.

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