Automatrics were requested to help find a stolen Kubota Mini digger. The stolen 3 Ton Kubota was hidden under steel sheeting shed so a radio recovery operation was required. The Automatrics radio signal finder was diverted enroute back from Sheffield to Southampton to attend the GSM search site in Chelmsford.


The signal was identified as coming from behind a derelict building,  NaVCIS officers were contacted along with Essex police on 101.

NaVCIS attended the site and opened a shed containing the stolen digger still sat on its trailer with 3 buckets. The Landowner was questioned onsite and is further assisting Essex police with their enquires