Police looking for tractor thieves after $160,000 Ballan heist

A tractor similar to this was stolen from Bostock Reservoir near Ballan

A tractor similar to this was stolen from Bostock Reservoir near Ballan

POLICE are appealing to the public for information into a $160,000 burglary committed at Bostock Reservoir, on Shaws Road, Ballan.

Sometime overnight on April 13 and 14, offenders have forced their way into a large shed at the reservoir and stolen a large number of items including a 2011 John Deere tractor with the registraion YEH 983.

A number of other tractor accessories including a slasher and post hole borer were also taken.

Police said given the size of the tractor, they believe a large truck would have been used to transport it.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Bacchus Marsh police station on 5366 4500 or Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.