A warning has gone out to local farmers after an attempted theft in the area last night.
Police report an attempt was made to steal a tractor and trailer in Gilford.
The culprit(s) succeeded in taking both tractor and trailer from a yard, but the two were then abandoned a short distance away.
Following the attempt a police spokesperson urged local farmers to ‘be aware’!
He advised: “Secure your machines; lock your gates.
“If possible put things inside at night time.
“If you have the means to do so, think about installing security lighting and/or CCTV.
“Regularly check your yards and fields and report any suspicious behaviour.”