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Tractor thefts cost UK farmers millions of pounds

Every year tractors worth millions of pounds are stolen from British farms.

Police say many are stolen to order and shipped abroad sometimes ending up as far away as Iraq and Afghanistan.

With large arable farms, eastern England is a particular crime hotspot, accounting for more than a fifth of all such thefts in the UK last year.

Richard Daniel reports.

  • 27 Jul 2015
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