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Thousands of pounds worth of equipment stolen from farm


By Kyle Ritchie


Police are investigating after thousands of pounds worth of power tools and four automatic guidance systems were stolen from tractors at a farm in the Carnousie area near Turriff.

The incident occurred between 11pm on Tuesday, March 26 and 6am on Wednesday, March 27.

Police have appealed for information after the theft from a farm in Turriff.
Police have appealed for information after the theft from a farm in Turriff.

PC Ian Bain said: “The Trimble guidance systems and power tools stolen have a collective value of a low five-figure sum of money which is a great loss for any premises.

“I would appeal to anyone with information or who witnessed anything unusual or suspicious in the area to contact police on 101 using reference number CF0073060319.

“I would also urge farmers and rural residents to review their security. Simple measures can help prevent you becoming a victim of crime such as removing any valuables from vehicles and storing them safely, parking tractors or vehicles in a secure locked area if possible and using property marking kits.

“If you would like further advice please phone 101 and ask to speak to a crime reduction officer.

“If you have information regarding the thefts please contact police or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 to remain anonymous.”



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