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Thousands of pounds worth of meat and cheese was stolen in a night raid on a farm shop in Cambridgeshire.

The raiders broke into Woodview Farm Shop in Mill Hill, Gamlingay, between midnight and 2am on Monday (12 December),

Cambridgeshire Police said the thieves gained entry to the farm shop after driving across farm fields at the rear of premises.

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They forced open a steel door and then accessed a fridge before making off with more than £12,000 worth of meat and cheeses.

According to its website, Woodview Farm has been known for fresh produce since 1926, when there were 12 market gardeners and one dairy in the village.

Police have asked anyone with information on the raid or anyone offered meat and cheese for sale to call the police on 101.