MACHINERY worth £7,000 has been stolen from a works site in the west end of Greenock.

A hydraulic breaker was taken from Robertson Street where roadworks are taking place.

The theft is thought to have taken place some time between 9am on February 28 and 7.50am on Wednesday.

Greenock police are investigating the theft.

They are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact them on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.