Stolen mini digger recovered and dump truck found stashed in container

A MINI digger stolen during the night has been recovered by police. The vehicle was stolen overnight on Wednesday, June 2, with officers locating it stashed at the rear of Hall Lane, Farnworth. A warrant was later obtained by Bolton police officers for access to a container – where a dump truck stolen on the same night was recovered.

A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said: “Mini Digger which was stolen over night has been located stashed at the rear of Hall Lane, Farnworth and recovered by #RPUwest.

“A warrant was later obtained by @GMPBoltonSouth for access to a container where a stolen dump truck (also from last night) was recovered.”