Thieves strike at stables

HORSE equipment has been stolen from a stables in Morpeth.

Thieves stole items of tack from a stable near Longhirst between 8pm on Wednesday, April 25, and 7am on Thursday, April 26.

Among the items was a black sports saddle, five metal horsebits and a large brown and cream coloured filing cabinet where the equipment was being store.

The cabinet had been adapted and was extremely heavy and would have needed more than one person and a vehicle to remove it.

Police are appealing to owners of horse tack if they require their equipment marking.

Anyone with information about the theft is asked to call police on 101 ext 69191.