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Police are appealing for information after the theft of three quad bikes from a farm in rural Northumberland.

The machines were taken between 4pm on Thursday, 13 November and 3pm on Friday, 14 November, when thieves broke into a garage at Sheil Dykes in Newton on the Moor.

Two of the quads are Canam models, one red and the other yellow. The third quad bike is red and the model is unknown.

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The police are especially keen to hear from anyone who might have seen any suspicious people or vehicles in the area around Newton on the Moor in the days leading up to the theft, or in the area around the time of the theft.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference number 753 14/11/14.