A QUAD bike, chainsaw and car batteries were among items stolen from a shooting ground near Overton last night.

Thieves gained access to the Roundwood Shooting Ground, part of the Roundwood Estate between 10pm and 2am.

Officers reported that the suspects accessed the site from a bridleway gate situated just off Overton Road.

Two vehicles were used in the theft, where a green Honda quad bike, trailer, chainsaw and 65 12v car batteries, with one of the vehicles believed to be used in transporting a quad bike and trailer across cultivated fields.

The Police are urging anyone with any information about the incident to contact them on 101 quoting reference number 44170307710.