Rural thefts and burglaries

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Overnight between 29th and 30th January 2020 several thefts/burglaries occurred in the rural areas of Warminster, Mere and Gillingham (Dorset Police).
Theft of tools and Garden Equipment  - Luke Street, Berwick St John – thieves broke into an out building and stole:-

DeWalt 18v twin pack Drill and impact driver set

Stihl strimmer and bush cutter

Husqvarna Chainsaw in maker’s bag

Crime Reference 54200010060

Theft of Cows  - Longbridge Deverill – between midnight 26th January and 13:00 29th January 2020 . The cows were herded through two fields and six were stolen. Unfortunately one cow was found deceased in the field; it is likely it died from a heart attack due to the stress.
Crime Reference number 54200010031

Theft from New Build Housing Site Shaftesbury Road, Mere – Site office and containers broken into. Items stolen include set of keys for new build houses (Locks have been changed on this site now) Log reference number POL-20200130-0034

Dorset Police (Neighbourhood Sergeant James Frances) are today investigating a series of thefts in the Gillingham area overnight. Theft of van in Gillingham which has now been located, Theft of Quad Bike and theft of a mini Digger. Please contact Dorset Police Officer James Frances.

If you have any information regarding any of these reports please contact your local force quoting crime reference or log numbers using either the 101 Telephone number or report via or 0800 555 111

Thank you
PC Helen Daveridge
Neighbourhood PC Warminster, Westbury and surrounding villages
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Helen Daveridge (Police, Neighbourhood PC, CPT Warminster)

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