An observant walker helped solve a crime this week, writes Phil Hill.

Police have praised the member of the public who identified a stolen tractor while walking near Walford Cross.

The John Deere tractor was taken from Greenway Farm, East Combe, near Bishops Lydeard, on the night of Sunday, October 6.

It was taken along with a loader and front linkage.

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Avon and Somerset Police tweeted: "You've done it AGAIN! Our John Deere tractor stolen from Eastcombe earlier this week, found by a walker near to Walford Cross."

This story first appeared in the Somerset County Gazette