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TWO stables in the Thorness area have been ransacked over the weekend resulting in the theft of thousands of pounds worth of horse equipment. 

Officers from Hampshire Constabulary are continuing their investigations today following reports received of two burglaries at stables in West Cowes and Thorness.

It is understood that the thefts took place sometime between Saturday evening and Monday morning.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact Newport police station by phoning 101.  Information can be given anonymously by calling the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111. Mini-Com users can call the police on 01962 875000.

People in rural communities are also encouraged to email the Isle of Wight Country Watch policing scheme: [email protected]

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