Police issue warning after rise in rural crime around Falmouth and Stithians
Police are urging people to be vigilant after a number of thefts and burglaries from rural areas.
A total of 21 bales of hay were stolen from two farms in Penryn and Stithians, along with a number of other items.
The first was overnight on March 5-6 at Burnthouse, Penryn when seven bales of hay and straw, a wheelbarrow, a sack of carrots and some hay nets were taken.
The same night a three foot long galvanised trough with compartments was stolen from a field in Treliever Road, Mabe.
Overnight last Tuesday 14 bales of hay, a welder, disc cutter, grinder, socket set and a pressure washer were stolen from Tretheague Farm in Stithians.
On Sunday a cement mixer was stolen from Dearrock and Brown at United Downs Industrial Estate.
The police are urging people to ensure they report these types of crime.
Anybody with any information about any of the incident should contact Falmouth Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.