Stolen dumper truck leaves wake of destruction on joyride

Date published: 02 September 2019


Photo: Rossendale police

The truck was recovered on New Street, Rochdale Thieves who stole a dumper truck in Whitworth left a trail of destruction in their wake after taking it for a joyride. The truck was taken from Cowm Park Way at around 6.30am on Saturday 31 August, and was later found on New Street in Rochdale, where it was recovered by police.

A spokesperson for Rossendale police said: “Following reports of a dumper truck travelling through Whitworth causing damage, officers quickly got to the scene and tracked the dumper to just over the border into Rochdale.”

If anyone has any information about this incident or can provide CCTV footage, please contact PC 2476 Hodgkinson at 2476@lancashire.pnn.police.uk quoting log number LC-20190831-0359.

Alternatively, contact the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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