Orange police are investigating the theft of three railway track signal detonators which were stolen on Wednesday.
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Police have warned there is significant risk if the detonators are used incorrectly.
The warning devices are used to warn people working on the railway track of approaching trains.
Around 12.30pm on Wednesday, railway workers laid out the detonators during track work between Byng Street and Summer Street.
The workers noticed the detonators had been taken a short time later.
Officers from Canobolas Local Area Command and the Police Transport Command have started investigating.
A description of a man officers would like to speak to has been released by police.
The first man is described as aged around 18-years-old, with long black scruffy hair and wearing a light coloured jumper.
A second man is not described.
Police are advising members of the public not to tamper with the devices if they find them or contact police if they are offered for sale.
Anyone with information can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or Orange police station on 6363 6399.
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