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Ten calves valued at around £8,000 stolen in Lislea

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A County Armagh farmer has been left reeling after 10 calves, valued at around £8,0000, were stolen over the weekend.

Police are appealing for information following the suspected cattle theft in the Longfield Road area of Lislea outside Newry.

Inspector Gibson said: “Shortly after 11am yesterday (Monday), police received a report that 10 calves had been stolen from a field.

“It is believed that the calves, which are worth around £8000, went missing sometime between Saturday (5th February) and Monday (7th February).

“We would appeal to anyone with information regarding the incident or who saw any suspicious vehicles in the area at the time of the incident to contact police on 101, quoting reference number 578 of 07/02/22.

A report can be made using the online reporting form via www.psni.police.uk/makeareport.

Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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