Advice issued following rural burglaries
Date of alert:
Sunday, 26 February 2023
We are reminding residents and businesses within our rural communities to remain vigilant following recent reports of burglaries in Lichfield and South Staffordshire.
We have received a total of three reports where vehicles and valuables have been targeted by thieves.
At 1am on Tuesday (21 February), unknown offenders damaged floodlights and doors at a farm off Broad Lane, Lichfield.
Various items including a games console and a small quantity of cash were reported stolen.
We then received reports of a burglary at another farm in Lichfield, this time off Park Lane at 11.30pm the same day.
Three men were seen entering the premises and caused damage to one of the barns.
Nothing was reported stolen.
Then, in the early hours of Wednesday (22 February), a ride-on mower, worth £10,000 was reported stolen from a farm off Six Ashes Road, Bobbington.