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Excavator and Digga stick stolen

By Country News

More than $15000 worth of farm equipment has been stolen from a Dhurringile property.

An aqua-coloured IHI 35J excavator was stolen overnight on Monday, July 1, from a farm in Baulch Rd, Dhurringile.

Also stolen was the Digga stick rake that was attached at the time of the theft.

The equipment is estimated to be worth between $15000 and $20000.

Police said the farm’s entrance gate lock was cut to gain access and a significant vehicle or trailer would have been required to remove the equipment.

■Anyone with information regarding the theft is urged to phone Senior Constable Kirby at Tatura Police on 5824 3099.

■Alternatively a confidential report can be made via Crime Stoppers on 1300 333 000 or online.