Police are hunting for a man in connection with a stolen vehicle that crashed into a ditch in the Casthorpe area at approximately 4.00am this morning.
The vehicle which had been stolen during a burglary in Melton Mowbray was involved in the incident at Denton Lane, Casthorpe, and came off the road to land in a ditch.
A passerby then saw a male, believed to be the driver, heading towards Denton on foot.
Police are urging any witnesses to come forward to help identify the offender/driver of the vehicle.
Also in the vehicle at the time of the burglary was a mobility scooter, which was witnessed on the road at the time of the accident.
However on searching the area neither the mobility scooter nor the man were found.
If you can help police with their investigation contact the force control room on 101 quoting incident number 35 of May 27.