Two men have been arrested as part of Operation Rebate, Hampshire Constabulary’s ongoing campaign targeting rural thefts and non-dwelling burglaries in the Hart area.
Officers were patrolling in Yateley just after midnight this morning (Thursday 4 October) when they saw two men run from a lorry parked off Vigo Lane.
The lorry had a broken driver’s side window and was suspected stolen. It contained a mini digger, also suspected stolen.
A 20-year-old man from Yateley was arrested close to the scene on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle and theft – other – including theft by finding.
Following enquiries, officers also arrested a 33-year-old man from Yateley on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle.
Both men are currently in police custody.
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