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POLICE are appealing for help from the public following the theft of a large custom-built model steam locomotive from an industrial estate near Newton Abbot.
The raid happened overnight between last friday and Saturday when thieves broke into a unit on the Heathfield Industrial Estate.
The loco is a seven and a quarter-inch gauge "Dart Type" 0 4 2 tank in GWR livery and bears the running number 5800. It is coal fired and weighs in the region of 200 kilogrammes.
If you are offered this Loco or have any information regarding the stolen locomotive please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting crime reference JA/12/580