POLICE are appealing for information after a car park ticket machine was stolen from the entrance to the Millfields car park, at Carsington Water.
The incident happened between 7pm and 7.16pm on Sunday, 19 January.
Wires were left exposed on the ground where the machine had been removed.
Police say either a van or an estate car drove onto the car park and parked at the front gates.
A man described as being over 6ft tall, wearing a long jacket with a cap and hood, is alleged to have tampered with the machine then damaged security equipment.
Police are urging anyone who saw any suspicious vehicles in the area or have CCTV nearby, to contact PCSO Jo Dales on 101, quoting crime number 2948/14.