Police investigate after 100 sheep stolen from farm in Cornwall

A hundred sheep have been stolen from a farm in Cornwall. Police are appealing for information after the flock was taken from a farm in the village of Trerulefoot, which is about halfway between Liskeard and Saltash. The animals were taken sometime between Thursday, January 2, and Monday, January 6.

Devon and Cornwall Police has issued an alert about the theft this afternoon – Wednesday, January 8.

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It says: “Devon and Cornwall Police are investigating the theft of 100 sheep from farmland in the Trerulefoot area of east Cornwall between Thursday the 2nd and Monday the 6th of January. “The rural crime team would advise all to ensure that the appropriate security is present and remain vigilant for suspicious activity. Crime prevention advice can be found on the Devon and Cornwall Police website.

“Anyone able to offer information regarding this incident is asked to email  101@dc.police.uk  or by calling 101 quoting crime reference number CR/001799/20. “Information can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or reporting online at  www.crimestoppers-uk.org. Thank you.” A police spokesperson said all the sheep belonged to one farmer and many may have been pregnant with lambs.

They added: “A theft of this size is unusual, but not unheard of.

“You would need a decent sized truck to load up that many sheep or potentially the suspects could have done a number of trips.

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“We want to hear from anyone who may have any information about the thefts.”

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