Attempted theft of agricultural equipment

08 Jun 2016 11:17 AM

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Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted theft of agricultural equipment in Northumberland.

An intruder was disturbed in a shed containing agricultural equipment in Bilton Barns Farm, Bilton in Lesbury at approximately 10.15pm on Tuesday, June 7. 

The offender then ran off empty handed and a small white van type vehicle was seen to leave the area at speed.  The man seen in the barn is described being of medium height and build wearing an anorak.

Police are appealing for witnesses, anyone who was in the area and who may have seen or heard anything suspicious, is asked to contact police.

Residents are urged to be vigilant, to make sure their premises are kept secure and to report any suspicious activity to police straightaway.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101, quoting log number 1248 of 07/06/16 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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