Police have released an image of a large front end loader in the hope someone saw it being driven when it was stolen from Clyde North recently.
Police say a Komatsu front end loader was allegedly stolen on McCormacks Road, causing damage to a property. It was driven through streets before being dumped in Lynes Road, Tooradin between 3.30pm on 31 August and 6.15am on 2 September.
The loader was driven down Muddy Gates Lane causing extensive damage to council property, including signs and barriers.
Anyone with information or with dash-cam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au