Investigation launched after cows stolen from farmer’s field


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Thieves stole 15 cows from a farmer’s field in Stretham.

The Hereford and Limason-cross cattle were discovered missing on December 6 and are believed to have been worth about £15,000.

Police have launched an investigation and are appealing for information.

Detective Constable Peter Ware said: “This is an unusual crime for our area, however it has had a massive effect on the victim and their livelihood.

“We urge anyone with information to contact us. Additionally, if you are approached about buying cheap meat from a non-registered butcher, please contact the police or council. Meat of this nature may also carry health risks.”

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Anyone with information should contact DC Ware on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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