Sawmill tools stolen

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THIEVES made off with tools and cash after breaking in to a rural sawmill.

The burglary happened at Wingates Sawmill near Longhorsley overnight between 10pm on Wednesday, July 11, and 7am the following day.

A chain saw, angle grinder, leaf blower and socket set were taken, along with an undisclosed amount of money.

Police have urged anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious in the area at the time, or anyone who has been offered the items for sale, to contact them.

Neighbourhood Inspector Paul Truscott said: “We would ask people to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity to police straight away.”

Witnesses can contact police on 101, ext 69191, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.