An appeal for information has been made by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) following the theft of a tractor from a yard in Co. Tyrone earlier this month.

According to PSNI officers based in Co. Tyrone, the machine was taken early on Monday morning (November 2).

Taking to social media this week, local officers said: "On Monday, November 2, at around 5:00am a tractor was stolen from the area of Bovean Road, Dungannon.

It was essential in the day-to-day running of a local farm. The tractor is a blue Ford and has a red bale spike that was attached to the vehicle at the time of the theft.

"If anyone has seen suspicious vehicles travelling together In this area at around 5:00am or has any other information regarding this theft please contact police and quote crime reference 236 of 02/11/2020," the PSNI statement concluded.

Stolen quad

Meanwhile, investigations are also underway in Co. Armagh following the theft of a quad last week.

In a brief statement, PSNI officers based in the Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon area said:

Police are investigating the theft of a red Honda TXR500 quad from the Markethill Road/Redrock Road area of Markethill, which was believed to have been stolen sometime  [on] Friday November 6.

"Unfortunately we only have a partial serial number-61683.

"If you noticed any suspicious activity in the area or are offered the quad in suspicious circumstances please contact Police on 101 quoting reference number 1110 of 6/11/20," the police statement ended.