A VINTAGE tractor worth £3,000 has been stolen from a stables in Worcestershire.

The red 1968 Massey Ferguson 135 and a grass cutter worth £1,000 that was attached to it were stolen after someone broke into a field off Lincomb Lane, near Titton, south of Stourport.

The incident happened between 4pm on Saturday and 10am on Sunday.

West Mercia Police are appealing for the public’s help in tracing the vintage tractor.

A spokesman for West Mercia Police said: "While the theft took place in an isolated rural location, it is thought whoever stole the tractor loaded it onto another vehicle or trailer.

"Therefore, we'd like to appeal for anyone who has seen a vintage red tractor being moved around the Stourport and Hartlebury area or who has seen this distinctive vehicle for sale."

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting reference number 0192S 07/10/12.