POLICE are seeking a man who cut down specially preserved trees in Birch Vale.
Between 2pm and 4pm on Sunday, April 29, a man was seen cutting down trees in a large wooded area at the Thornsett Trading Estate.
The trees are the subject of a Tree Preservation Order, which are issued to protect woodland from deliberate damage or destruction.
He cut down several large trees and loaded them onto a white flat bed pick-up truck.
Anyone with information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.