A stolen John Deer Gator have been recovered by police and returned to its owner.

The off road vehicle was found by police on the A44 at Springhill.

It was fitted with a tracker and the owner as found and informed.

A Gloucestershire police spokesman said: "A series of thefts of agricultural machinery have occurred overnight in the North Cotswolds.

"We encourage the use of tracker systems as these will assist in the recovery of stolen machines."