Thieves target gates at farm

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Thieves struck at a farm during the day and escaped with several gates.

Police are appealing for information about the theft of some double gates and a single gate from Woodlands Farm in Pipewell on Monday afternoon (March 11).

The thieves struck some time between 4.30pm and 5.40pm, taking the gates from one of the farm fields.

A police spokesman said: “The theft occurred in daylight hours and the offenders would have required a vehicle to take the gates away.

“Anyone who noticed any suspicious activity or vehicles in the Pipewell area on Monday afternoon is asked to contact the police.”

Witnesses to this incident, or anyone with information about it, can call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.