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£20,000 woodchipper stolen from Network Rail - Leeds

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Detectives from British Transport Police are appealing for information after a £20,000 woodchipper was stolen from Network Rail in Leeds. 
It is believed the Timberwold T190 chipper was taken between 2.45pm on 19 November and 12.45am on 20 November near Rothwell Country Park and Woodlesford Canal footpath. 
The suspects moved the chipper through the country park to Bollough Lane, an approximate 1.2km distance, before it was loaded to a van and driven away. 
An image is being shared of the model of woodchipper that was stolen, which has a value of around £20,000. 
Anyone who was near to Rothwell Country Park during the evening of 19 November, and saw anyone acting suspiciously, should get in touch with BTP. Likewise, if you who is responsible for stealing this woodchipper, please contact officers as soon as possible. 

You can contact BTP by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 92 of 20/11/2018. Or you can ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. 

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