The JCB was ditched nearby afterwards.
Police are investigating-following an attempted burglary at a commercial premises in Pinxton-during the early hours of this morning.
Officers were called to the scene on Brookhill Road just after 1am.
The perimeter gates had been broken through, with damage caused to the building by a JCB telehandler-which was abandoned nearby.
Pinxton. Stolen telehandler attempts a ram raid at commercial premises but gets away with nothing. Ably moved out the road by a member of @DerbyshireARU. Recovered for forensics. #Crime (Reposted due to previous insufficient blurring). pic.twitter.com/kcn96DTHDD— Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit (@DerbyshireRPU) February 6, 2019