POLICE are appealing for information after a collection of birds was stolen from a village allotment.

Goldfinches, siskins and hens were taken from a shed at a site near High Street, Byers Green, which was targeted overnight on Wednesday, February 5 to Thursday, February 6.

The goldfinches and siskins were ringed with identifying numbers.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Michael Westerman at Crook police office on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800-555111.