Thieves have entered an open barn on a farm near Wooler, Northumberland between 1100 and 1300 today and stolen a black Saab Estate car bearing registration number HN04 XEK, along with a green Yamaha off road sports quad ( flat board fitted at back to allow dogs to use) , a silver 6 x 4 galvanised trailer and an orange chainsaw.

Thieves are becoming more brazen by stealing throughout the day, please be aware of this whilst going about your daily business - and whilst we appreciate that you are all extremely busy - so are the thieves, who see our rural countryside as easy pickings.

If you see any vehicles or people acting suspiciously in and around your property please contact Police immediately - making a note of the registration number, make, model and possible direction of travel. Then please contact Police IMMEDIATELY on 999.

Thieves will take every opportunity to alleviate you of your property please be aware that often these thefts are opportunist - so we all have to be vigilant for anybody acting suspiciously in and around your properties. Please ensure that car keys are kept out of site when not being used, and never left in vehicles, even for the shortest time. If you have any concerns then please contact Police IMMEDIATELY on 101.

Katrina Cassidy 8540
Northumberland Intelligence Officer
101 ext 63595
katrina.cassidy.8540@northumbria.pnn.police.uk