Police appeal after farm thefts

Police are appealing for information after two farms were targeted by thieves.

A haul of valuable items was stolen from outbuildings on land in the Hopton area of Wirksworth between 7am and 3pm on Friday, September 13.

Items taken include an Ifor Williams twin-axle trailer, a Polaris quad bike, a motorbike, four chainsaws, tools and diesel.

The second incident happened at a farm in Hollington, near Ashbourne.

A yellow John Deere 456 pick-up baler, with a 5ft pick-up on the side, which has to be towed, and a blue Chapman bale sledge were stolen from a field in the village between 9am on Thursday, September 12, and 6pm on Friday, September 13.

Anyone who has information should call police on 101, quoting crime number 39222/13.