Police appeal after theft of tipper truck in Birstall

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Police have released an e-fit of a man who they want to speak to in connect with the theft of a tipper vehicle.

The white Ford Transit tipper, which was loaded with a number of bags of carrots, was stolen from Owler Lane in Birstall.

The vehicle was stolen around noon on Friday April 11.

The carrots were disposed of outside the West End public house in Latham Lane, Gomersal, around 12.25pm the same day.

PC Lucy Lindley, of the Batley Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: “We are keen to speak to anyone who recognises the man pictured.

“Similarly if you believe you may have seen this vehicle and can provide information about its driver or its movements after it left Latham Lane, Gomersal, then please call Batley NPT on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”