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Police are appealing for witnesses or information after a number of pigs were stolen from Troston, near Bury St Edmunds.

At some point between 4:30pm on Friday, May 31, and 7am on Saturday, June 1, forty pigs were stolen from a pen in a farmyard to the north of the village.

The pigs are described as 25kg Hampshire Cross weaner pigs, which are a mixture of black, white and black and white.

The theft happened between 4:30pm on Friday, May 31, and 7am on Saturday, June 1. (12347704)
The theft happened between 4:30pm on Friday, May 31, and 7am on Saturday, June 1. (12347704)

Officers are keen to hear from anybody who may have seen either a suspicious vehicle or person in the vicinity during the time above, or who may know individuals trying to sell pigs which match the above description.

Anyone with any information is asked to go to www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/existing-report-update quoting reference 37/32498/19 or call Suffolk Police on 101.

Police would urge other livestock farmers to remain vigilant at this time and to consider installing portable cameras on their land.

Police are also urging farmers to call officers if they have concerns. If a crime is in progress always call 999.