Farm raiders steal tools

SEVERAL tools have been stolen in a raid on a Belsay farm.

The thieves drove through fields in a 4x4 vehicle to reach some outbuildings, where they parked up and broke in on foot.

They stole various tools, including a Stihl saw, two nail guns, a torque wrench and a Dremel multi-tool.

The incident took place between midnight and 6am on Friday.

Anyone who saw suspicious activity in the area at the time, or who knows the whereabouts of the tools, is asked to contact police on 03456 043043, ext 69191.