PLANT hire equipment worth around £4,000 has been stolen from a building site in Minchinhampton.

The hydraulic breaker worth around £4,000 was taken from the site between 4.45pm on Wednesday February 27 and 7.30am on Thursday February 28 on Dr Brown’s Road.

The item is a JCB hydraulic breaker made of steel and is attached to the arm of a digger. It weighs around 5 tonnes and would take around 4-6 people to move.

Anyone with information that could help the investigation should call police on 101 quoting incident 96 of February 28.

You can also remain anonymous and contact the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, or via In some cases Crimestoppers offer rewards of up to £1000 where information leads to a conviction.