Vehicle similar to tractor stolen near Bothwell. Photo courtesy of Chatham-Kent Police.

Not the most subtle vehicle to try to steal.

Chatham-Kent Police say a red Massey Ferguson tractor was stolen from a Bothwell field over the weekend.

The model 253 tractor, which was parked in a field near Zone Road 7 and Chatham Line 1, has a front-end loader and a metal hook welded to the middle of the bucket.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Mike Taylor at or Cadet Hilary Pomajba at Anonymous callers can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477.)