POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a tractor was stolen from a Hampshire school.

The Burgate School, Fordingbridge.

The blue Ford 2600 tractor was taken from the Burgate School in Fordingbridge on Tuesday between 2.35am and 4am.

Two men are believed to have entered the grounds by cutting the chains on the gate with an angle grinder.

Anyone with information can call Hampshire police on 101, quoting crime reference number 44190377928. Alternatively they can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.