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Police investigate digger set alight in field at midnight

PUBLISHED: 11:15 09 October 2018 | UPDATED: 15:51 09 October 2018

Police said the fire was in a field off of Long Road in Silfield. PHOTO: Google Maps

Police said the fire was in a field off of Long Road in Silfield. PHOTO: Google Maps

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Police are investigating a case of arson after a digger was found set alight in a field in the middle of the night.

The Volvo Excavator was discovered shortly after midnight in a field off Long Road in Silfield, near Wymondham, on September 21.

Such diggers can fetch up to £60,000 online.

Anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity in the area or anyone with information should contact PC Oliver Butcher at Wymondham Police Station on 101.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their anonymous online form at http://www.crimestoppers-uk.org/.


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