Over 100 birds stolen

AROUND 150 birds including canaries, goldfinches, seskins and redpolls were stolen from a person’s garden shed.

The burglary took place between 8am on Thursday December 16 and 7am the following morning at a property in Aby near Alford.

The offender accessed several aviaries contained within a large insecure shed. The birds were ringed.

Anyone with information about this burglary, or who has been offered similar birds for sale, is asked to contact PC Blackburn at Louth Police Station on 0300 111 0300 or Crime Stoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.