Police search for a Ned Kelly letterbox stolen in Beechworth on Sunday night

The stolen letterbox

The stolen letterbox

Police are on the hunt for Ned Kelly again – though this time, the infamous bushranger is in tin form.

A distinctive letterbox made out of steel tubing resembling an armoured Kelly was stolen from a Beechworth-Chiltern Road property at some point during Sunday night.

The letterbox, valued at $500, has the number 230 welded on the front.

Leading Senior Constable Andrew Deegan is urging anyone with information to get in touch with Beechworth Police on (03) 5728 1032.