Animal shelters stolen from field

Thieves have stolen two animal shelters from a field. The wooden structures were taken along with two gates and a trough from the spot on Forstal Road outside Maidstone .

Two animal shelters have been reported stolen near Maidstone. Picture: Kent Police

It happened between 6pm on August 30 and 6pm on September 1. Kent Police’s Insp Oliver O’Brien, of the Maidstone community safety unit, said: “The suspects are thought to have gained access to the field through a gate opposite Cobtree Manor Park.

“They would have needed a truck or a van to remove these items and we are appealing for anybody with information or dashcam footage that may assist the investigation to contact us.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 01622 604100 quoting crime reference 46/156345/20

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