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Cavenham: Pig rustlers steal more than 100 pigs

12:05 29 August 2014

Pigs have been stolen from a farm at Cavenham.

Pigs have been stolen from a farm at Cavenham.

More than 100 piglets have been stolen from a farm in Cavenham, near Bury St Edmunds.

Police are appealing for information following the incident on Wednesday afternoon.

Two witnesses in The Street reported hearing the noise of squealing piglets from a nearby farm and saw two men taking piglets from a pen and putting them into a green trailer being pulled by a 4 x 4 vehicle.

Upon checking at the farm it was found that 102 piglets had been stolen.

Anyone who saw any suspicious activity in the area or has any information about this theft you should call Pc Ryan Waters at Bury St Edmunds Police on 101 quoting MH/14/1399 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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  • Goodness knows what has happened to them - poor little things - it must be very difficult to hide that number of pigs although I would imagine they are probably dead by now - some people are just plain heartless

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    Wendy Webster

    Friday, August 29, 2014

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