Organised gangs target expensive farm machinery

According to the National Farmers' Union, the theft of things like tools, machinery and livestock cost farmers in the East almost £9.5 million pounds last year - an increase of more than 14%.

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Organised gangs target expensive farm machinery in region

Theft of farm machinery increasing.

According to the National Farmers' Union, the theft of things like tools, machinery and livestock cost farmers in the East almost £9.5 million pounds last year - an increase of more than 14%.

Organised gangs are targeting expensive machinery in our region. Millions of pounds worth is being stolen every year.

More machinery is taken in Cambridgeshire than any other county - largely because transport links make it easy to get stolen items to the east coast ports.

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