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Large amount of rare vehicles taken in Carryduff theft


Police are appealing for information.

Police are appealing for information.

Police are appealing for information.

A large amount of farm machinery, both rare and of great sentimental value, have been stolen from a property on the Killynure Road in Carryduff.

Chief Inspector Jonathan Wilson said:“The theft was reported to us just after 5pm on Thursday August 9. Officers attended the address and found that entry had been forced to a number of outbuildings.

"Among the items stolen were twelve vintage tractors, a low loading trailer and a power washer.

"Ten of the tractors - which are all of great sentimental value - are Massey Fergusons and all have red bodywork and grey chassis. Two of these tractors also have cabs.

"Two other vintage tractors - a Nutfield Universal which is orange in colour - and a blue Dexta were also taken. 

"We believe the machinery was stolen sometime between 10am on Wednesday August 8 and 4.30pm on Thursday August 9.

"We are keen to hear from anyone who is offered any of these items for sale in suspicious circumstances; anyone who has any information that could help our investigation into this incident or saw any unusual activity in the Killynure Road in Carryduff on Wednesday or Thursday.

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"Please contact detectives in Lisburn on 101 quoting reference number 940 of 9/8/18.

"Alternatively, information can also be provide to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime."

The tractors stolen are :


Massey Ferguson 148                   DSM292L

Massey Ferguon 135MP               BIW4461

Massey Ferguson 35                     IG4497

Massey Ferguson 165                   KSB879H

Massey Ferguson 135                   FGZ5014 and GFR579N (two tractors taken)

Massey Ferguson 20E                  FGZ2219

Massey Ferguson 230                   FIW2836

Massey Ferguson 35X                  GGZ3215

Massey Ferguson 240                   GGZ2065

Nutfield Universal                           ASH98

Dexta                                                 1110BZ

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