March 27, 2009
warned to be on their guard in Burnham area after thefts
in the Burnham-On-Sea area have been warned to be on their guard
the theft of livestock from a field in West Huntspill earlier
said on Friday (March 27th) that the incident had occurred between
approximately 5pm on Thursday 12th March and 5pm on Friday 13th
March 2009, in a field adjacent to Puriton Road in West Huntspill.
animals stolen included 20 to 30 ewes, some described as Scotch
Cross, with black faces and cream coloured bodies, and the others
were North Country mules with black/white multi colouring. They
all had an ear tag bearing the identification number UK 347198,"
a police spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
were also 50 lambs that were about two weeks old and the total
value of the livestock stolen was approximately £3,000.
taken was a livestock weighing machine described as having a blue
dial and a wooden base."
anyone witnessed the thefts or has any information which may assist
the investigation they should contact Bridgwater Police on 0845
456 7000 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.