Surrey

Equipment stolen in three Headley stable burglaries

  • 28 October 2010
  • From the section Surrey

Equipment worth almost £1,000 has been stolen from three riding stables in Surrey in separate burglaries.

In the latest incidents, two stables in Hurst Lane, Headley, were broken into either on Sunday or Monday.

Items worth a total of £650 were stolen, including riding boots, rugs, horse feed and bales of hay.

It followed a robbery on 15 October at another stable in Hurst Lane, when tack worth £287 was taken, including a bridle, gel saddle pad and a girth.

Pc Dom Loraine said: "Riding equipment is an attractive commodity for thieves as it is very expensive."

"Our message to the rural community is, where possible, to ensure their expensive equipment is clearly marked and identifiable and animal feed is securely locked away.

"The community can help us catch those responsible by letting us know if you are offered riding equipment at a knock-down price or see cheaper-than-normal items on internet auction sites or at car-boot sales, then please let us know."

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