Berrow farm shop calls theft during coronavirus outbreak 'embarrassing and cheap'

A farm shop in Somerset is appealing for information after a large quantity of its supplies were stolen during a break-in.

Westcroft Farm Shop in Berrow was targeted by thieves on Saturday evening [March 28].

The shops says it has been open during the coronavirus crisis out of choice, to continue to support the local community.

The shop has remained open but with more limited supplies Credit: PA

It added that although it is a tough time for everyone at the moment, turning to theft was ‘embarrassing and cheap’.

It has described the break-in during this time as ‘gutting and disappointing’.

Among the stock stolen were eggs, cheese, milk, and vegetables.

The shop has remained open since the theft, but with reduced stock.

Avon and Somerset police has issued a Farm Watch message to the local area, and asked anyone being offered produce in suspicious circumstances to get in touch.