AROUND £8,000 of scaffolding has been stolen from a yard in a village.

Between 5pm on Wednesday last week and 6.45pm the following day, thieves broke into the yard in Bidden Road, Upton Grey and made off with the goods.

Police believe the thieves would have needed to park a large van or flat bed lorry in an adjoining field away from the road during the theft.

Anyone with any information or who saw anything suspicious is asked to call 101, quoting the crime reference 44190127508.