Landowners are warned that thieves have recently started to dig up snowdrops and bluebells from woodlands. In one incident near South Pickenham the thieves have dug up a substantial quantity of snowdrop bulbs and put them into trays ready to take away. The thieves had left the bulbs worth approximately £3000.00 on site. They were probably disturbed.
At Narborough offenders have dug an area of bulbs and on this occasion have taken the bulbs away from the site. There were a quantity of the trays similar to those left near South Pickenham.
The police are keen for any information which may assist in tracing the offenders. If you have any information regarding the theft or that may assist the police you may call Farmwatch Limited or Crimestoppers.
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