Spate of thefts from fields

POLICE in Coleraine are investigating eight reports of thefts from fields in the Aghadowey and Garvagh areas in the past few days.

Sometime between the evenings of Wednesday, July 25 and Thursday, July 26 thieves stole approximately nine large metal gates from farming fields.

The gates are heavy and would have needed at least two people to lift them.

Police are asking any who noticed any unusual activity in the areas of Aghadowey or Garvagh in recent days to contact police at Coleraine on 0845 600 8000 or speak to them anonymously on Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.