Dorset Police appeal for information after specialist machinery is stolen from a site near Wareham.
The high-value machinery was stolen from a works site off Morden Road between 12pm on Saturday 14 January and the morning of Monday 16 January 2023.
Items stolen include a Keto 150 HD harvester head, an Indeco IMH8 forestry mulcher, an Intermercato TG25 grab with CPR8 rotator, a TMK300 tree shear, a cone splitter, a hydraulic cone splitter, a fuel pump and hand tools.
The equipment is designed to chop, harvest and mulch trees and timber.
Police Community Support Investigator Chris Hardy, of Dorset Police, said: “We are carrying out a number of enquiries into this incident, which has resulted in the loss of more than £120,000-worth of equipment.
“I am appealing to anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity in the area between Saturday 14 January and Monday 16 January 2023 to please get in contact with us.
“I would also like to hear from anyone who comes across machinery similar to that described being offered for sale in unusual circumstances.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk/contact or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55230007748.
Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.