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Thirty cows stolen from Keady in latest farming theft to hit area

Thirty cows have been stolen in the Keady area of county Armagh

Police in Armagh are appealing for information following the theft of cattle.

Constable John Weatherall explained: “Sometime between 6pm on Thursday, 8 January and 2pm on Friday, 9 January, 30 cows (of assorted breeds) were stolen from pens on Annvale Road, Keady. A vehicle would have been required to transport this number of cattle.

“We would like to hear from anyone who noticed any vehicles or suspicious activity in the area during this time or anyone who has information in relation to the theft or whereabouts of the cattle. We can be contacted on 101. Quoting ref: 553090115.”

Only last we reported the theft of 28 Charolais Bullocks from a cattle stall on Tievnamara Road, Keady.

And before that an estimated £22,000 worth of cattle was stolen from the area back in August and again two bulls stolen from a field in September.

If you prefer to provide information without giving your details you can contact the independent Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Elsewhere, police in Armagh are keen to locate the owner of two donkeys who died following a road traffic collision on Aghory Road, Richhill.

The collision occurred around 8am on Friday, 9 January.

Constable John Weatherall said: “If you are the owners of these donkeys, or you believe you know who the owner is, please contact us in Armagh on 101, quoting ref: 175090115.”

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