11:05 Friday 27 June 2014

Vegetables stolen from Bridge Fen allotments in Ely

Written byJORDAN DAY

Vegetable thieves have struck in Ely.

The Ely Allotment Society is urging allotment holders to be on their guard after onions, beetroot and potatoes were stolen from plots at Bridge Fen, located off the A142 near Ely station.

A spokeswoman said: “On the night of Saturday, June 21 thieves stole whole rows of onions, beetroot and potatoes from plots on Bridge Fen.

“Vegetables on other plots were pulled up and left on the ground.

“The police were informed and will be keeping an eye on the site at night. Tenants are urged to report any unusual vehicles immediately.

“Any stolen or damaged crops should be reported to the police on 101 or 999 if a crime is in progress.”

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