Over a dozen Friesian cattle stolen in Greysteel/ Eglinton area

The theft of up to 15 Friesian cattle in the Greysteel/Eglinton area is under investigation by police.

Tuesday, 11th April 2017, 10:15 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 7:02 pm

The animals were taken from a yard at residential premises last month.

In an appeal for information today (Tuesday), Constable Kenny Hughes said : “It was reported between Saturday 18th March and Sunday 19th March, 12 to 15 Friesian cattle were stolen during the night from the rear yard of a residential premises in the Greysteel/ Eglinton area of Derry/Londonderry.

“We are appealing to anyone that may have any information or to anyone that may have witnessed any suspicious activity in the area at the time or to anyone that may have been offered similar Friesian cattle for sale in suspicious circumstances to contact Limavady Police Station on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 381 of the 19/03/17.

“Or, 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.”