Lincolnshire

Meat stolen from lorry trailers in Spalding

Dead pheasant
Image caption The stolen pheasants were still feathered

Meat including 2,000 pheasants and 260 partridges has been stolen from two lorry trailers in Lincolnshire.

A quarter of a tank of diesel and 400 kilos of venison were also stolen from the trailers, parked at the premises of a company on West Marsh Road in Spalding.

Police said the items stolen were worth about £6,500.

The theft happened between 18:00 GMT on Tuesday and 06:40 GMT the following morning.

Anyone with information has been asked to contact police.

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