Thieves target farms in Brent Eleigh and Assington

Two farms in Brent Eleigh and Assington were targeted by thieves last week.

A padlock was forced on a barn door at a farmyard near The Street, Brent Eleigh, between Wednesday, April 3, and Wednesday, April 10. The offenders were thwarted by an internal lock and nothing was stolen.

Between midday on Wednesday, April 10, and 9.30am on Thursday, April 11, four outbuildings at a farm near Further Street in Assington were broken into.

Padlocks were forced on all four buildings and a welder generator was stolen.

Anyone with information should call Suffolk Police on 101, quoting crime reference number HD/13/570 or 581 respectively.