Dump truck and power tools stolen from building site

A dump truck

A dump truck and power tools have been taken from a building site in an east Cumbrian village. Police are investigating the incident, believed to have happened overnight at the site of a new housing estate in Hackthorpe. It is believed the truck and tools were taken from the Lonsdale Park development, being built by Genesis Homes, although this has not been confirmed by police.

Officers are looking for any witnesses who were in the area between 6pm yesterday and 7am today and witnessed anything suspicious or any dashcam footage of anyone passing through Hackthorpe on the A6 and captured anyone or vehicles leaving the building site. Anyone with information relating to this incident can report online at www.cumbria.police.uk/reportit to PC 2835 McLoughlin, quoting incident number 28 of 4th October 2021 or call 101. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.