POLICE are appealing for information after a GPS system was stolen from a tractor earlier this week. 

The theft took place on a farm in the area of Mariansleigh in North Devon, between 6pm on Wednesday, February 28 and 1:30pm on Thursday, February 29. 

Devon and Cornwall Police area appealing for witnesses and anyone with information in connection with the theft. 

A spokesperson for the force said: "We ask those using GPS systems to consider pin enabling them (where possible), mark them with postcodes/etching/marking kit, and most importantly, remove them from vehicles when not in use and store them securely.

"Please be wary of any suspicious activity and make a note of descriptions and vehicle registrations, report any suspicious activity on 999."

If you have any information, have been offered any similar items, or if you have CCTV in the area, Devon and Cornwall Police are asking you to phone 101, quoting 502400049375. Alternatively, you can make contact via their website.