Police are appealing for information following the theft of clay pigeon shooters in Stockbridge.

The theft took place between 4.30pm on Saturday, January 12 and 9am on Sunday, January 13 from Houghton Down Farm.

The suspects entered the shooting ground and stole five automatic clay pigeon shooters and associated equipment.

PC Simon Beecroft from Stockbridge police station said: “These are unusual items of high value with a specific use.

“Did you see anything suspicious in the area at the time of this incident or have you see someone with similar items?”

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact PC Beecroft at Stockbridge police station by phoning 101.

Mini-Com users can call the police on 18001 101. Information can be given anonymously by calling the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.