19/04/2017 Redcar and Cleveland

Thousands of Pounds Worth of Damage Caused to Redcar Farm

Police are appealing for information after a farm at The Granary on Yearby Road in Yearby, Redcar, was targeted by youths on quad bikes and 4 x 4 vehicles.

The youths have visited the farm on a number of occasions and have caused thousands of pounds worth of damage to crops, fencing and timber.

Police Constable Heather Coates said: “It is against the law for anyone to trespass on private land and officers will be paying extra attention to the farm and the surrounding area to bring those responsible to justice. There will be action taken against anyone caught trespassing or causing criminal damage.”

Anyone with information regarding the incidents or the identity of the suspects is asked to contact PC Heather Coates on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.