A CULTIVATOR has been stolen from an allotments in St Osyth.

The red Mountfield Manor 35 cultivator was taken from the allotments on the junction of the B1027 and Clacton Road.

Thieves struck between 10pm on Monday April 21 and midnight the following day taking the machine which costs more than £500. PC Graham White said: "The cultivator is only seven months old and had only been used the once.

“If anyone has been offered this item, similar to the one in the picture, for sale or has any information about the theft I would urge them to contact me at Clacton Police Station on 101.”

Anyone with information can also contact Crimestoppers on 0800555111.