Men arrested after Norfolk pigs theft

TWO men have been arrested after 145 pigs were stolen from a farm in Norfolk.

The animals were taken from the address in Great Cressingham in the Dereham area on Sunday June 24.

A vehicle had been forced through a locked gate.

A police spokeswoman said a 38-year-old man from the Dereham area and a 59-year-old man from the King’s Lynn area were arrested and released on bail.

They are due to return to King’s Lynn Police Investigation Centre on Wednesday August 1.

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  • Sir, well done the Police or whoever caught them, now they can go to court or maybe just write in and get a small fine from our soft court system.
    I am sure there must be a strong punishment for stealing livestock, a law perhaps made 150 years ago, it's just a guess.

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  • I had an early relation sentenced to penal servitude in America for stealing a horse, alternative hanging. The sentence in this case will not be enough.

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