THE POLICE have released images of a man after theft in Buckinghamshire countryside. 

Thames Valley Police released images of a man they want to speak to about a theft and criminal damage in Great Missenden.

The theft happened sometime between 6pm on March 16 and 6pm on March 19 when a Kubota 3 mini digger was stolen from an address on Aylesbury Road.

It was then driven across numerous fields before it is believed to have been moved onto a loader and driven out of a gate.

The gate was damaged in the process.

Investigating officer PC Dan Shute of the Rural Crime Taskforce said: “I am appealing for anyone who recognises the man pictured in these images to please get in touch.

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“If you are the man pictured then please come forward as soon as possible as we believe you may have vital information about this incident.

“To contact us, call 101 or make a report on our website, quoting reference number 43230123813.

“Alternatively, you can provide information anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or via its website.”