THIEVES broke into a farm near Basingstoke during an early hours burglary this week.

The incident happened at around 4am on Friday at a farm on Baughurst Road, in Baughurst.

Police say the culprits broke into a large barn, activating the alarm which caused them to flee.

Damage was caused to the barn but nothing was said to have been taken from within.

However, a 20-litre jerry can full of diesel fuel was found stolen from the farm.

It is believed the burglars accessed the location via neighbouring land.

Officers also say that a Subaru Forester was captured on CCTV in the area at around 3am. Three or more people were seen in the vehicle.

Anyone with further information that could assist police with their enquiries is urged to get in touch by calling 101 and quoting crime reference number 44200243185.

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