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Police appeal for information after 12 vintage tractors stolen

Police believe the vehicles were taken between last Wednesday morning and Thursday afternoon.

imageFile photo of a Massey Ferguson 35Source: Shutterstock/ Andrew Harker

POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING the circumstances surrounding a robbery which saw 12 vintage tractors stolen from a property in Co Down.

The PSNI believe the vehicles were stolen from outbuildings at the property in Carryduff between 10am last Wednesday and 4.30pm the following afternoon.

Also stolen were a low-loading trailer and a power washer.

The tractors, which are described as being of 'great sentimental value' include 10 Massey Fergusons, an orange Nutfield Universal, and a blue Dexta.

All 10 Massey Fergusons are red in colour with a grey chassis. Two of them have cabs.

A PSNI spokesman said the force is keen to hear from anyone who might be offered the machines in suspicious circumstances, or anyone who either has information regarding the matter or who saw unusual activity on the Killynure Road in Carryduff on Wednesdy or Thursday.

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Anyone with information can contact detectives in Lisburn on 101 quoting reference number 940 of 9/8/18, or they can contact independent, anonymous charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

The make and registration numbers of the stolen machines are:

Massey Ferguson     148 DSM292L
Massey Ferguon       135MP BIW4461
Massey Ferguson     35 IG4497
Massey Ferguson     165 KSB879H
Massey Ferguson     135 FGZ5014
Massey Ferguson     135 GFR579N
Massey Ferguson     20E FGZ2219
Massey Ferguson     230 FIW2836
Massey Ferguson     35X GGZ3215
Massey Ferguson     240 GGZ2065
Nutfield Universal   ASH98
Dexta                          1110BZ

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