Police are appealing for information about the theft of four excavators together valued at mote than £56,000.

The business burglary took place at Mount Pleasant Lane in Lymington on Saturday, November 11.

Police say the thieves struck between 8pm and midnight.

A police spokesperson said: "The Kubota U10-3 excavators are described as bright orange with ‘DIAL-A-DIGGER’ written on them.

"We’d like to hear from anyone with any information which might assist in our investigation, including the current whereabouts of the stolen mini-diggers.

"Also, please get in touch if you witnessed any suspicious vehicles in the area at the time of the incident, especially those capable of carrying such diggers.

"If you have any CCTV of the incident, including doorbell camera and dash cam footage, please contact us and quote incident number 44230462704.

"You can contact us on 101, or by calling Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.