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Cockerel and chickens stolen in Ampfield
10:20am Wednesday 4th December 2013 in News
POLICE are warning fowl keepers to be on their guard after a dozen chicken pullets and a cockerel were stolen from a Hampshire field.
Officers say a lock on a gate to the field off Green Lane at Ampfield near Romsey was cut to gain entry to where the birds were kept. Each pullet was valued at £7 and the cockbird £2. A camouflage net was also stolen during the raid which happened between 4.30pm on Monday and 7.15am Tuesday. Anyone with information is asked to contact PC James Griffiths at Romsey police station on 101