Brazen farm theft is wake-up call to farmers

March 15, 2018

Have you seen portable cattle yards similar to this?

Benalla police described the theft of portable cattle yards, worth more than $10000, as brazen.

A set of Red River yards was stolen from a Midland Hwy, Broken Creek, property between Sunday and Monday.

‘‘This is a particularly brazen theft and is a timely reminder for farmers to consider their farm security,’’ Benalla police Detective Senior Constable Travis Carroll said.

Police said the yards are galvanised steel panels and include a loading ramp and G-force gate.

‘‘If members of the public travelling on the Midland Hwy on Sunday or Monday noticed a vehicles or trailers carrying disassembled parts they are urged to call police,’’ Sen Const Carroll said.

Anyone with information should contact Sen Const Carroll from Benalla’s Criminal Investigation Unit on 57600241.

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