BURGLARS have stolen over £5,000 worth of tools from a Herefordshire farm.

The burglary happened between 5pm yesterday (Tuesday) and 7am this morning (Wednesday) at The Parks Farm in Canon Pyon.

Police officer Adam Westlake said: "The offender or offenders forced entry to site, dragged a large tonne rock out the way and have used a cutting device to gain entry into a shipping container taking in excess of £5,000 worth of tools."

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact police online, or via 101 quoting incident number 00097_I_16022022.


If you aren’t comfortable contacting us directly, you can pass on information anonymously to the independent charity, Crimestoppers, by calling 0800 555 111 or by visiting their website: www.crimestoppers-uk.org

PC Westlake added: "There are some simple, inexpensive and effective things you can do to help secure your home and property.

"Security tips and advice can be found on our website www.westmercia.police.uk

"Thank you for your help.

"It is only by the police and the public working together that we can prevent and detect crime."