New figures show there's been a rise in rural crime across most of our region- with high value farm equipment such as quad bikes increasingly being targeted.
- Devon and Cornwall - 35% increase costing the local economy £1.1million
- Somerset - 9 % increase at a cost of £1.2 million
- Dorset - drop of 12% at a cost of £660,000.
Figures from insurance company NFU Mutual.
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