The driver of a stolen digger ran off after crashing into a house following a police chase in Goole.
The vehicle was pursued at about 10pm before being abandoned on Argyle Street, leaving the property damaged.
Police searched the area without success and are appealing for anyone who has information that might help them identify the driver.
He is described as well built, aged in his 20s and was wearing a baseball cap and a high visibility tabard. He ran off in the direction of the railway footbridge.
Anyone with information should call Humberside Police on 101.