Three wild boar return home to Maesteg farm

The farmer who lost part of his wild boar herd in a burglary says some of those which escaped have returned.

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21 wild boar on the loose after burglary

South Wales Police says 21 wild boar are possibly roaming around Maesteg, near Bridgend, after they were released from their pen in a burglary.

Officers have warned that members of the public should not approach wild boar Credit: PA

The burglary happened on Ewenny Road in Maesteg at 12.30 today.

Police are warning the wild boar can travel up to 30 miles a day looking for food, and could potentially attack other livestock.

South Wales Police says anyone who finds one of the boar should not approach it, and contact 101 as a priority.

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