Farmer has livestock stolen for second time in two months

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A Tandragee farmer has had livestock stolen for the second time in the past two months.

Robert Hodgen lost 30 breeding ewes and 28 lambs in the theft at Old Scarva Road on Tuesday night. The ewes are Zwartble crossbreds.

At the end of July Mr Hodgen had five cattle stolen.

Police are appealing for information. They said, “Sometime between 7.30pm on Tuesday and 4pm on Wednesday a number of lambs, sheep and one ram were stolen. “Police would appeal to anyone who may have noticed any suspicious activity in the area to contact police at Armagh on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 1132 21/09/16.

“Alternatively, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.”