A JET ski and a lawn tractor were stolen during a spate of overnight thefts.

Hampshire Police officers are urging people to be on the lookout after the high-value items were stolen from separate properties in the Ringwood area on Tuesday, September 19.

The distinctive jet ski has a small crack to the black plastic on the front of it and fading writing on its side where it had previously been sign-written with 'JET SKI SAFARIS'.

Salisbury Journal: The jet ski in use before it was stolen.The jet ski in use before it was stolen. (Image: Hampshire Police)

Police are also trying to recover John Deere x740 Ultimate lawn tractor worth thousands of pounds.

A spokesperson for the force said: "These are very large, distinctive items and would be difficult to hide.

"If you're out and about in the local area over the next few days and you see one of these items in an unusual location, such as on a rural track, obscured by bushes, or in a car park out of the way, please give us a call on 101 or report online."

Salisbury Journal: Have you seen this John Deere lawn tractor?Have you seen this John Deere lawn tractor? (Image: Hampshire Police)

To report a sighting of the vehicles, use reference number 44230383563 for the stolen jet ski and 44230383969 for the stolen John Deere.

The spokesperson added: "As always, if you see a crime in progress then make sure to phone in on 999.

"Please also make sure to share these images with anybody you know in the local area so that everybody can keep their eyes peeled for these items whilst out & about."