POLICE are investigating after a digger was found lying on its side in the road.

Officers from Chichester Police are currently on the scene on the A272 in Rogate.

The force said it is believed the vehicle had fallen off the back of a lorry or trailer, and had been stolen.

An officer from the scene posted images of the upturned truck on social media, saying: “(There are) ongoing enquiries to see where it’s from and how it came to rest in this location.”