THIEVES have stolen a specialist equine trailer worth thousands of pounds from stables in a village near Ashbourne.
Jayne Whetton arrived at the stables near Ellastone on Wednesday, August 21 to find her gates wide open and the Ifor Williams trailer missing.
A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: “We received a report of a theft from a stables on the B5030 near Ellastone at around 8.30am on Wednesday, August 21.
“Offenders forced entry to the compound then forced entry to a barn.
“The trailer, which was taken between 6.30pm on Tuesday and 8.30am on Wednesday, is silver and about 12 ft long with four wheels.”
Anyone who has any information should call 101, quoting incident number 114 of August 21, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.