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Liquid fertiliser theft from farm near Dorchester

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Liquid fertiliser theft from farm near Dorchester

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Thursday, 12 May 2022


Dorset Police

Thousands of litres of liquid fertiliser have been stolen from a Dorset farm.

Thieves broke the lock on a large storage tank and syphoned off 12,000 litres of the fertiliser, worth £8,000.

The theft took place on a remote farm between Piddletrenthide and Plush sometime between March 31 and May 10.

Police are are appealing for witnesses.

Police Constable Paul Miners, of Dorset Police’s Rural Crime Team, said: “Such thefts have a big impact on our rural community and I am trying to progress my enquiries to identify those responsible.

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