Barn burgled

A HENFIELD barn has been burgled of tools valued at hundreds of pounds.

A large Dewault chopsaw, two Stihl chainsaws, a Stihl hedge trimmer, nail gun and circular saw were all swiped in the burglary which took place some time between 7pm on May 1 and 8am on May 2.

Police have launched a witness appeal and ask anyone who may have seen or heard anything suspicious around the Wheatsheaf Road area.

The theives damaged the lock and bolt of the barn to gain entry and visible tyre marks have been identified in the lane to the rear of the property.

Serial ref. 628 02/05/12*