Digger theft has officers searching

The Kubota U35-3 digger, similar to this one pictured, was taken from a new subdivision construction site in Crabb Fields Lane.
The Kubota U35-3 digger, similar to this one pictured, was taken from a new subdivision construction site in Crabb Fields Lane.

Police are seeking information from residents after a digger was stolen from a Riverhead construction site last Sunday.

The Kubota U35-3 digger, similar to this one pictured, was taken from a new subdivision construction site in Crabb Fields Lane.

The 3.5 tonne digger and three buckets, worth $75,000, are believed to have been removed on the back of a truck or trailer.

Anyone who noticed suspicious activity in the surrounding area on the night of December 1 or can provide information should contact Kumeu police on 09 412 7756 or the Crimestoppers hotline anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Rodney Times