Burglary at farm in Barton-under-Needwood

Report just before 8am this morning (7th September) of a break-in overnight at Blakenhall Farm, Barton-Under-Needwood.

Intruders have damaged the main gate to the premises to gain access and have stolen copper, copper piping and plant machinery.

They have also got into a store room and office causing damage in both areas.

Anyone with any information on the incident, or who is offered any items for sale in suspicious circumstances, is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 102 of 7 September. Alternatively, they can contact independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at http://www.crimestoppers-uk.org.   No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court.